World Forum of Spiritual Culture kicks off in Astana

October 18. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Serik Sabekov

World Forum of Spiritual Culture kicks off in Astana“Promotion of spiritual principles inherent in multinational Kazakh culture is an important dimension of Kazakhstan’s policy”, Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said reading the message of the Head of the State to participants of the World Forum of Spiritual Culture that was opened in Astana on Monday.

“The Day of Spiritual Harmony is celebrated in Kazakhstan annually. Our capital city Astana became the place of holding of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. The issues of trust, tolerance, mutual enrichment of cultures and open dialogue were included in the agenda of the OSCE Summit in Astana”, the address writes.

“I believe the World Forum of Spiritual Culture will be an important step in strengthening spirituality, extension of dialogue between cultures, civilizations of the modern world”, the President said in his address.  

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2313506

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Due to N.Nazarbayev’s policy Kazakhstan adopted world experience of intercultural coexistence: K.Tokayev

October 18. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Serik Sabekov

“Due to the policy of peace and accord, pursued by Leader of the country N.Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan managed to consolidate the positive experience of intercultural coexistence”, Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said today at the World Forum of spiritual culture in Astana.

The Speaker has also said that a big contribution is made by the Kazakhstan People’s Assembly that is a fundamental institution of interethnic relations development in the country.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2313548

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Kazakhstan – multiethnic country lives in spiritual harmony – I. Kobzon

October 18. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Askar Bimendin

People’s Artist of the USSR Iosif Kobzon thanked Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev for the support of the international initiative and noted that Kazakhstan was firmly on its way to spiritual harmony at the World Forum of Spiritual Culture in Astana.

‘We live in a special new world and it is quite evidently that the old well known for us world stays in the past and we have to live now in this new reality. We see new generations coming for transforming the world in accordance with the demands of the reality, they are ready to move forward in the framework of the spiritual culture to change the world. Today we see many of those people in the capital of Kazakhstan’, I. Kobzon said.

‘I want to note the greatest hospitability of the people of Kazakhstan and their Leader – President Nursultan Nazarbayev and thank him for the support of this international initiative and for that Kazakhstan – multiethnic country lives in spiritual harmony’, the legendary artist added.   

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2313618

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World Forum of Spiritual Culture to approximate cultures – Arnaldo Mendez

October 18. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Serik Sabekov

The World Forum of Spiritual Culture will serve to approximate cultures. First Cuban cosmonaut Arnaldo Mendez said it at the Forum in Astana answering journalists’ questions.

‘This Forum is of greatest importance for the world community, the dialogue between cultures is very relevant now. In this regard, I believe that this Forum will serve to approximate different cultures and civilizations’, A. Mendez noted.

Besides, he expressed the gratitude to the Government of Kazakhstan for organizing this event and expressed admiration for the achievements of Kazakhstan over the years of independence. 

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2313635

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