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First President of Kazakhstan has right to head Security Council for life


The Law of Kazakhstan “On Security Council” and amendments to it came into force. The documents have been published today in “Kazakhstanskaya Pravda” newspaper.

ASTANA CITY12 July , 11:56

This law determines the legal status, competence and organization of the activity of the Security Council of Kazakhstan. It states that “the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, by virtue of his historical mission, has the right to head the Security Council as a chairman for life”.

It should be noted that in May this year the law has been adopted by the Parliament. The President of Kazakhstan signed it on July 5. The Constitutional Council recognized the document as consistent with the Constitution.

According to the law, the Security Council is a constitutional body formed by the President of Kazakhstan and coordinating the implementation of a unified state policy in the sphere of ensuring national security and defense of the country in order to maintain domestic political stability, protect the constitutional order, state independence, territorial integrity and national interests of Kazakhstan in the international arena.

“The decisions of the Security Council and the chairman of the council are mandatory and must be strictly enforced by state bodies, organizations and officials of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, the law reads.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050