The head of state has signed a decree on renaming the capital of Kazakhstan to Nur-Sultan
Today, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has decreed to rename Astana Nur-Sultan city, the official website of the Mayor’s office reports.
According to Article 9 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan from December 8, 1993 “About the administrative-territorial structure of the Republic of Kazakhstan” I DECIDE:
1. Rename the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Astana to the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Nur-Sultan.
2. This Decree shall enter into force on the day of its first official publication, “reads the message posted on the official website of Akorda.
Source: Akimat of Astana