Kazakhstan became strong and respected owing to its citizens – President

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Kazakhstan became strong and respected owing to its citizens - PresidentThe achievement of all our citizens is that Kazakhstan became a dynamic, strong and world’s respected country, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the ceremony of awarding public figures in Astana today.

“All of us, citizens of one country, work to promote peace and harmony in the ancient Kazakh land as the greatest value of our independence. The fact that our Kazakhstan became a vibrant, strong and respected country in the world is a merit of all Kazakhstanis”, N. Nazarbayev noted.

“Kazakhstan has always been rich in real heroes, patriots, gifted people”, the President emphasized.

Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the citizens of Kazakhstan on the coming 19th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence and New Year.

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President awarded number of Kazakh citizens

December 15. KAZINFORM.  ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev presented state awards to a number of citizens of the country in Akorda on Wednesday.

“Today, on the eve of the 19th anniversary of independence of our country Kazakhstanis from all over the country granted state awards. These are people that made great contribution to economic and cultural development, strengthening friendship and accord, legitimacy of the constitutional order”, the President said at the awarding ceremony.

State and public figures, veterans of war and labor, representatives of creative intelligentsia, industry, education sphere, sport and culture are among awarded.

“I thank you for longstanding support that you render in strengthening of our statehood, peace and accord, stability in our multinational country”, the President said.

Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed and Chairman of the board of “Samruk Kazyna” National Welfare Fund Kairat Kelimbetov awarded “Parasat” order. “Kurmet” order was presented to Minister of Economic Development and Trade Zhanar Aitzhanova and Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev.

The Presidential peace and progress prize was presented to Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu.

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Dream of best sons of Kazakh people came true – President N. Nazarbayev

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

“At the turn of the millennium we achieved our independence. The dream of our ancestors, the best sons of the Kazakh people came true”, President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it taking the floor at a ceremonial meeting held at the Palace of Independence in Astana today.

“Having gained independence we could revive the traditions of our people and our state culture”, N. Nazarbayev noted.

The Kazakh nation faced great difficulties and had to overcome uneasy periods. “But nothing could break our spirit and our aspiration for freedom. At the turn of the millennium we achieved the dream of the best sons of our nation”, the Head of State stressed.

“The Day of Independence is the greatest holiday for Kazakhstan!”, N. Nazarbayev said and congratulated all Kazakhstanis on it.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332340

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Kazakhstan passed 100-year path in less than 20 years – President

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

In less than 20 years Kazakhstan has passed the 100-year path. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at a ceremonial meeting held at the Palace of Independence in Astana today.

“We are reborn and renew every year. They say that a country renews within 50 years. Kazakhstan has passed the 100-year path in less than 20 years”, the President noted.

According to the Head of State, the OSCE Summit in Astana which brought together the top officials of 56 participating states and leaders of international organizations has become a bright proof of recognition of our country by the global community.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332351

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Nazarbayev proposes to celebrate May 1 holiday in new format

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

May 1 is the Day of Unity of the People of Kazakhstan. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev says it should be celebrated in a new format henceforth.

According to the President, this holiday should be marked with various mass meetings in the capital city, regional centers and towns, which will demonstrate our unity, friendship and our brotherhood.

In N. Nazarbayev’s opinion, it would be logical to dedicate the session of the Kazakhstan People’s Assembly to the 1st of May.

In this view, the Head of State charged his Administration together with the leaders of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan and Nur Otan Party to develop a new concept of celebration of the Unity Day of the Kazakhstan People.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332360

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We should remember our independence strengthens with our recognition in world – N. Nazarbayev

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

The independence of Kazakhstan strengthens with its recognition in the world.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it at the meeting dedicated to the Independence Day in the Palace of Independence in Astana.

‘The OSCE Summit in Astana was a significant event for our country and the whole world. It was the first time we reached this level’, N. Nazarbayev said.

The President quoted Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper ‘Kazakh’ Kogabay Sarsekeev’s words ‘Kazakh steppe has never seen such a gathering since ancient times’. The journalist noted that Kazakhstan had accomplished it thanks to its independence.

The President also emphasized that next year Kazakhstan is to preside in the Organization of Islamic Conference which has 57 member states.

‘We should remember that our independence strengthens with our recognition in the world’, N. Nazarbayev added.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332370

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OSCE Summit is Kazakhstan’s finest hour – Head of State

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

The Astana Summit is a finest hour of the whole Kazakhstan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has announced it at a ceremonial meeting dedicated to the Independence Day in the Palace of Independence.

“Every year of independence is an epoch in history of independent Kazakhstan. The 19th year of independence was such for our country. Astana hosted the first in the 21st century OSCE Summit. Over 11 years none country was able to gather a top-level forum of this important organization. And Kazakhstan did it”, N.Nazarbayev said.

According to him, the Astana Summit became a success which unites all OSCE states. He noted that 19 years ago nobody suggested that Kazakhstan’s capital – Astana – would be a worthy heiress of the famous Helsinki spirit.

“We implemented our actions program within the framework of the chairmanship in the OSCE. For the first time the Eurasian vector of the OSCE was defined and it makes security in Eurasia stronger. It means that security of our country and its every citizen became stronger for many years. The OSCE Summit in Astana is a finest hour of our Kazakhstan”, the President emphasized.

He informed that heads of state thanked him for successful holding of the Summit and highly appreciated its significance for the Organization. The President noted that this gratitude was addressed to the Kazakhstani people.

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Kazakhstan found its way to become united, strong, modern country – N. Nazarbayev

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Kazakhstan has found its way to become a united, strong, modern country. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev noted.

‘Independent Kazakhstan has proudly overcome the time of difficulties. We overcame the period of crisis and hard times of the 20th and the 21st centuries. Kazakhstan has found its way to become a united, strong, modern country. It is the most important result of our independence’, N. Nazarbayev noted speaking at the meeting dedicated to the Independence Day.

‘Celebrating independence we should remember that many countries after becoming independent lost stability, many suffered from civil wars and conflicts with their neighbor countries’, the President emphasized.

According to the President Kazakhstan has created an integrated model of peace and harmony and the Assembly of Peoples of Kazakhstan became a core of it.

‘The way of our independence is the way of responsibilities of 144 ethnic groups for future of our country. We need to reserve our traditions of friendship to the next generations of Kazakhstanis’, the Head of State added.  

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332399

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Kazakhstan learnt to solve most difficult tasks despite obstacles and barriers – Head of State

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

Kazakhstan has learnt to solve the most difficult tasks despite any obstacles and barriers. Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it delivering a speech at the ceremonial meeting devoted to the Independence Day held at the Palace of Independence in Astana today.

“Dear compatriots! The world experience shows that 40-50 years are needed for building a developed state. We have passed an uneasy half of our way towards prosperity. All crucial decisions were not easy to adopt too. Let us remember how many people were skeptic on our ambitious plans and ideas. For example, when I took a decision on transition to market economy, on nuclear weapons free status of Kazakhstan, on removing the capital city, on adoption of the 2030 Strategy, on establishment of the National fund and many other things”, the President said.

‘There we many concerns over establishment of the Customs Union as well as on holding the OSCE Summit in Astana”, N. Nazarbayev added.

“To date we see the rightness of those decisions which served for the good of our Motherland. We have learnt to solve the most difficult and complicated tasks despite any obstacles and barriers. I have always considered and consider that these tasks should inspire our people. Great goals can be set only by a great nation. Our independence made us, Kazakhstanis, a great nation”, N. Nazarbayev stressed.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332414

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Kazakh Army militaries received state awards in Akorda

December 15. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Traditionally, on the eve of the Kazakhstan Independence Day, President of the country -Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev hands out the state awards to a group of militaries in Akorda Palace.

By the President’s Decree, a group of Kazakhstanis were presented state awards for public activity, huge contribution to socio-economic and cultural development. Among them are prominent figures of culture, science, education, healthcare, representatives of production sphere, law-enforcement bodies, militaries, veterans of war and labor.

Opening the ceremony, the President noted that the awards are given to the Kazakhstanis who have greatly contributed to economic and cultural development of the republic, strengthening friendship and harmony, ensuring law and order, improvement of national security and defense of Kazakhstan.

By the President’s Decree, about 30 militaries of the Kazakh army received state awards and many others received certificates of honor, Kazinform refers to the press service  of the Ministry of Defense.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2332427

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