25 June 2017

Congratulation of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on Oraza Ait

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Dear compatriots!

I congratulate you on Oraza Ait holiday!

It symbolizes the completion of the month of Ramadan, which is important for all Muslims. On these bright days values of peace, compassion and brotherhood inherent in Islam, especially visibly, show their profound meaning.

At Oraza Ait sincere wishes are said and good deeds take place, so that everyone can feel the human touch and the care of people around. Good thoughts and friendly gestures contribute to tightening up mutual understanding in society, strengthening of friendship and solidarity of our people. This is the main guarantee for our country’s further steady development.

May unity and harmony always fill our hearts with energy of peace and creation!

I wish all citizens of Kazakhstan health, prosperity and happiness on these days!

Oraza Ait kabyl bolsyn!

23 June 2017

Participation in V World Kurultai of Kazakhs


           Astana, Palace of Independence

Speaking to the audience, the Head of the State greeted all participants of the World Kurultay who arrived in Astana from 39 countries of the near and far abroad.

Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the achievements and reforms implemented in Kazakhstan for 25 years since the first Kurultay.

The President of Kazakhstan has also separately focused on six projects implemented as part of spiritual modernization, among them are transition of the Kazakh alphabet into Latin script, translation of 100 best textbooks of the humanitarian direction, projects of “Tugan Zher”, “Sacred Geography of Kazakhstan”, “Modern Kazakhstan Culture in Global World”,”100 New Individuals of Kazakhstan”.

The Head of the State, noting the importance of supporting compatriots from the state and the Kazakh society, commissioned the creation of “Otandastar” Foundation.

-The Foundation together with the World Association of Kazakhs need to identify activities to support compatriots and develop an appropriate comprehensive program, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

In addition, the Head of the State instructed to strengthen the work of Embassies to prepare documents and advise immigrants to Kazakhstan.

-At the same time, it is necessary to provide support to young people. I instruct the Government to increase the quota for education in higher educational institutions for our compatriots from abroad by 2 times. The government should work out the issue of organizing the training of our compatriots abroad in their native language, the President of Kazakhstan said.

The President also instructed to work out the issue of broadcasting state-owned TV channels and distributing printed publications in neighboring countries, to create a mechanism for attracting and adapting talented and qualified specialists from among compatriots, to take measures to create favorable living conditions and provide work for people who participated in the resettlement from South to North program.

At the end of the introductory speech Nursultan Nazarbayev invited the Kurultai participants to make an excursion around Astana and visit EXPO-2017 specialized exhibition.

At the end of Kurultai, the President of Kazakhstan addressed compatriots abroad, urging them to always love and not forget their homeland.

– It comes out right that foreign Kazakhs often come to the country and strengthen their ties with their native land. Wherever you are, always keep Kazakhstan in your heart. We all have one historical Motherland – Kazakhstan, the Head of State concluded.

23 June 2017

Meeting with Abdullah Gul, former President of the Republic of Turkey


During the meeting, the Kazakh leader shared the achievements of Kazakhstan in recent years and spoke about important projects being actualized in the country.

– We have held a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. International exhibition “EXPO-2017” is on in Astana, for which heads of various states come to open their national pavilions, the President of Kazakhstan said.

Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the special contribution of the ex-President of Turkey to strengthening of bilateral relations and expressed gratitude for his warm attitude towards Kazakhstan’s nation.

In turn, Abdullah Gul noted the great importance of Kazakhstan’s efforts to reinforce international security and peace, and highly appreciated our country’s participation in the settlement of the Syrian conflict.

The Head of the State also awarded the ex-President of Turkey with jubilee medal “Қазақстан Республикасының Тәуелсіздігіне 25 жыл”.