Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan celebrates today the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of the First President of KazakhstanAt its plenary session as of December 10, 2011 the Kazakh Senate adopted the law “On amendments to the law “On holidays in Kazakhstan”. The Day of the First President was established to mark and recognize the distinguished merits of 1st President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the country. On December 1, 1991 Nursultan Nazarbayev was re-elected as the President of the Kazakh SSR at the first nationwide elections receiving 98,7% of votes. This historic event gave occasion to choosing December 1 as the Day of the first President.

Since the first days of independence of Kazakhstan, President Nazarbayev’s strategic vision and forward looking policy helped shape Kazakhstan’s modern multiethnic society, making the diversity of the country one of its biggest strengths.

Promotion of the multi-religious dialogue through President’s initiative of hosting Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, is another testament to the commitment of Kazakhstan to strengthening human rights and universal freedoms around the world.

Today’s dynamic and successful development of Kazakhstan is associated with the name of the 1st President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The world community highly appreciates the country foreign policy, economic growth and political reforms, as well as high level of social stability and people’s welfare gain under the guidance of Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Various exhibitions were opened the countrywide and abroad presenting archival photographs of the President of Kazakhstan, his books, publications on the activities of the Kazakh leader, as well as videos about the work and life of the President.

Among the major international initiatives of the President of Kazakhstan, which earned respect and appreciation of the international community, were rejection of the soviet nuclear legacy and leadership in the disarmament process, launch of the G-Global communication platform, etc.

The world leaders express their confidence that under effective leadership of Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan will keep on going further to reach new heights. Thanks to the First President our country has turned into a dynamically developing independent state with an active position in the international arena in just two decades. Nursultan Nazarbayev has managed to define and implement effective strategic instruments for the development of our country within a very short time.


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With popular support Kazakhstan made unprecedented progress – President

Dec 01. Kazpravda

By Ainur Kuramysova

December 1, 1991 went down in history as the day when Nursultan Nazarbayev was popularly elected the first President of Kazakhstan.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the show “One Homeland – One Fate – One Leader” taking place at the Sary-Arka cycle track in Astana, Kazpravda.kz reports.

He congratulated Kazakhstanis on the holiday, flashing back to the historic event on December 1, 1991, when they first elected their own President, and listing the achievements made thereafter. With popular support Kazakhstan made unprecedented progress, he said.

“We are building a new state, a new generation of fortunate people who will be working in a new state with a new economy. We are a respected nation in the world, showing by our home and foreign policies an example of tolerance, respect of all the languages and of living in peace together in a multiethnic country. Is is a great treasure that has to be cherished. I’m confident that people of Kazakhstan, as a single nation, will fulfill the Strategy-2050, and we will be among the 30 world advanced nations, following the Nurly Jol program. Thank you for being here, for your youthful energy that energizes me,” Nazarbayev said.


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Nursultan Nazarbayev attends premiere of ‘Breaking the vicious circle’ (PHOTO)


President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has attended the premiere of “Breaking the vicious circle” in Central Music Hall “Kazakhstan”.

It bears to remind that the movie called “Breaking the vicious circle” is the fourth film of the epic “The Way of the Leader” about the country’s president, Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The epic, titled “The Way of the Leader,” began filming in 2009. The first film, “The Sky of my Childhood,” about Nazarbaev’s early life growing up in a yurt, was released in 2011. The second film, “Iron Mountain” was shot concurrently with the third, “Fire River,” and covered the remainder of Nazarbayev’s life.

“Breaking the vicious circle” movie’s budget was about $ 2.5 million.