Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstanis on New Year 2017
Dear people of Kazakhstan!
We bid farewell to a truly historic, landmark 2016.
Our country celebrated the anniversary of Independence, drew a line under the whole epoch.
We have every right to say that Kazakhstan worthily lived this quarter of a century.
The outgoing year was very eventful.
It absorbed everything that was in the period of our independence – and the difficulties that we have overcome, and successes, we are proud of.
I want to say thanks to all Kazakhstanis.
After all, we all have together, the power of our consent and the hardness of our unity.
We meet the New Year, which will also be very important.
Our country will be the focus of major international events.
The best athletes from a record number of countries will come to the World Winter Universiade in Almaty.
Astana will host guests from around the world at the exhibition “EXPO: Energy of the Future.”
Kazakhstan will start to perform its duties as non-permanent UN Security Council member.
This structure is responsible for global peace and security.
All this is a serious confidence in our country and a new impetus for its development.
The year will be special for the whole of Kazakhstan and for each of us.
New employment promotion measures will help more than half a million Kazakhstanis to start their own business.
Will start a new action program for the development of agro-industrial complex.
It will not only increase the production of high-quality food, but also seriously raise villagers’ income.
More than half a million households will be able to unite their efforts in co-operatives .
Pension benefits, other social payments will be increased to about three million people.
It will reinforce the confidence in the future.
New Year is ready to enter our lives, to fill it with new experiences, ideas and discoveries.
We are also ready to meet it and to do more for ourselves, for our families, our common motherland!
I sincerely wish you all happiness, health, prosperity, prosperity, fulfillment of all the good ideas!
Happy New Year 2017!
Source: Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan