President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s wishes of Happy New Year

Jan 01. Kazpravda. Astana

President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s wishes of Happy New YearDear compatriots!

Change of the year is a symbolic time.

I hope 2012 has come up to our expectations.

Outstanding achievements have strengthened our unity and patriotism.

In the end of this year Kazakhstan has won a splendid victory. Astana was elected a host of EXPO- 2017. This decision is recognition of the nation’s progress.

Dear Kazakhstanis!

Looking back at the outgoing year, each of us can find what he can be proud of – one graduated a university, another found a new job or made progress in his career, a baby was born to the family, someone got the keys to a new apartment. There are those among us who have achieved recognition in the art, science, business. Lots of large and small victories are behind.

There were challenges too. But we should not fear them. They teach us a lesson and make us stronger. Alternation of challenges and triumphs are common in our life. And life is getting better. Each is building his future plans.

We are one nation and we have a shared goal- “Kazakhstan-2050” Strategy. Its launch will make this year special for all of us.

Setting far reaching goals does not mean putting off a better life until later.

Already in the coming year, we will see the results of specific actions.

Dear friends!

Safety in the streets, wealth in the family, children’s health, stability of the work – this is not a dream, but real priorities of the country.

Dream inspires us. Purpose shows us the way to it.

May you all fulfill your ambitions, and may you be warmed by affection of your loved ones on this way!

Happy New Year to you!