Head of State participated in solemn meeting on the occasion of 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence
The 25th anniversary of Independence is an unprecedented feat of our generation, timeless. It is symbolic that Kazakhstan was elected to the UN Security Council on the anniversary year. The Declaration of the 25th anniversary of Independence adopted by Parliament, became an important political and legal document, which reflects our great achievements and victories,” the President of Kazakhstan said.
In his speech, the President focused on the most important achievements in the period of Independence.
“According to leading international experts, our country gave the world a vivid example of Kazakhstan’s “economic miracle,” N. Nazarbayev said.
In addition, the President of Kazakhstan drew attention to the progressive development of society.
“We have formed a unique model of peace and harmony. Assembly of the People has gathered under its wing all ethnic groups. The main thing – we create society in which everyone can say: “I am the citizen of Kazakhstan, this is my country, I am building my happiness here,” N. Nazarbayev emphasized.
Among the key successes, Head of State noted the establishment of the new capital Astana, which became the fastest growing metropolis.
The President of Kazakhstan emphasized that a real growth of population welfare was provided thanks to the economic success. As part of the social programs, the President of Kazakhstan instructed the Government to increase the size of pensions by 20% in 2017 compared to 2016, as well as increase the size of a one-time state aid in childbirth by 20% from July 1, 2017.
N. Nazarbayev paid special attention to the country’s success in the international arena, including in the area ofthe Eurasian economic integration initiatives, leadership in the global anti-nuclear movement, peace-making efforts.
“I am convinced that it will take time, and even after a thousand years of work of our generation, selflessly created a new country, will inspire and help our descendants continue to carry forward the motherland,” the President of Kazakhstan said.
At the end of his speech, the President once again congratulated all Kazakhstani people on the holiday and wished all success and outstanding achievements.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan