23 years ago, Nazarbayev signed decree on introduction of tenge - archive video
Historical video was published by the TV-radio complex of Kazakhstan President.
Screenshot from the video
On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the national currency the archive video was posted at the official Facebook account of Akorda – an address of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the nation, Kazpravda.kz reports.
"November 12, 1993 the Head of State appealed to the people in connection with the introduction of the national currency. In this regard, on the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the tenge, we present to your attention a small fragment of the video message of Nursultan Nazarbayev", - stated in the explanatory to the video.
In the video, the President reports on the occurrence of a turning moment for independent Kazakhstan.
"In accordance with the authority vested by the Constitution of the Republic and the Supreme Council, I signed a decree on introduction of the national currency – tenge - on November 15 this year. From this moment a new stage of formation begins, the stage of development of a truly independent state – Kazakhstan. It has not only economic significance, but also political importance", - Nazarbayev says.
Also in the video the President demonstrated the new banknotes with the image of Ablai Khan, Abul Khair Khan, Abay and Shokan Valikhanov.
"It is a tribute to those who have preserved Kazakhstan from invasion, and kept the unity of our country", - said the President.
In addition, the press service of Akorda has also published the Decree "On introduction of the national currency of the Republic of Kazakhstan".