The Day Constitution is marked in Kazakhstan
Aug 30. Kazpravda
The Constitution Day in Kazakhstan is a public holiday which this year is marked on 30 and 31 August and September 1st.
Kazakhstani citizens celebrate the Day of Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Basic Law was adopted August 30, 1995 by the national referendum. On this day festive events are held in all regions of the country. The first article of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan declared Kazakhstan a democratic, secular, legal and social state the highest values of which are an individual, his life, rights and freedoms. As said President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan’s Constitution is the foundation of freedom. Thus, the Constitution gave the people of Kazakhstan the most important thing – the right to choose. In accordance with the amendments made to the Basic Law of 18 May 2007 at the joint session of Parliament, Kazakhstan in the form of government is the unitary state with presidential-parliamentary form of government. In the run-up to the holiday festive events, conferences and meetings were held throughout the country. August 30 residents and visitors are invited to the central square of Astana for a concert. Museums and libraries will organize excursions, “round tables” and exhibitions devoted to the holiday. The expositions include bright illustrated magazines, containing excerpts from the Constitution and articles telling about the state symbols. During the celebration of the 19th anniversary of the Basic Law special attention will be paid to vulnerable people. Thus, needy pensioners will be provided with one-time financial assistance in the amount of 3000 tenge. Shopping centers from 29 to 30 August organized holiday discounts. Festive events dedicated to the Constitution will be held in residential areas Michurino, Zarechnyi, Ilyinka and Koktal.
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The Head of State congratulated Kazakhstanis on the Constitution Day
Aug 30. Kazpravda
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated his compatriots on the Constitution Day.
“Dear compatriots! I heartily congratulate you on the Day of the Constitution. On this day 19 years ago at the national referendum, our people adopted the Basic Law, which declared Kazakhstan secular, legal and unitary state. Unity of the people, social and spiritual harmony, political stability as the basic fundamentals of the constitutional system are special values of our society. High economic growth and welfare of citizens are provided by the potential of the Constitution in the way of sustainable development of the state and society. Our Constitution is a solid basis for the realization of historical aims and objectives of the Strategy 2050 on Kazakhstan’s joining the 30 most developed countries of the world. Next year we will mark 20 years of the adoption by the national referendum of the Constitution. The anniversary of the Basic Law will be celebrated at the national level, together with the 20th anniversary of the Assembly of Kazakhstan’s People. These two great events constitute a single link in our annals. I sincerely wish all citizens of Kazakhstan peace and kindness, success and prosperity! “, -it is said in the congratulation, which is published in the latest issue of the newspaper “Kazakhstankaya Pravda.”