Tokayev took part in unveiling of monument to Nazarbayev
The head of state took part in the solemn ceremony of unveiling a monument to the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev. The monument is located on the territory of the recently opened park in the capital at the intersection of Alikhan Bokeikhan and Kerey Zhanibek Khandar streets, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Having untied the ceremonial ribbon of the monument, the President made a speech to those present at the ceremony.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted that every year on the eve of the Day of the capital, new complexes are erected. He recalled that last year the museum of the Elbasy Library was built, and the park that opened next to it became a cozy place for recreation of the townspeople.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted the exceptional contribution of Nursultan Nazarbayev to the foundations of statehood, delimitation and demarcation of the state border, overcoming global crises, strengthening the country's international authority.
As the Head of State emphasized, in the conditions of the most dangerous challenges and total devastation of those years, Elbasy managed to instill in people confidence in their own strength and confidence in the future.
In addition, the Head of State recalled that the far-sighted initiatives of the First President are at the heart of the political and economic achievements of our state.
In this context, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed the opinion that by erecting monuments in honor of outstanding personalities, we thereby build a platform for the spiritual revival of the nation.
In this regard, the President said that in the near future the monuments to Alikhan Bokeikhan, Akhmet Baitursynov, Mirzhakyp Dulatov, Kanysh Satpayev and other great people will be unveiled.
In conclusion, the Head of State congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on the upcoming Capital Day.
Earlier it was reported that the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in the solemn ceremony of raising the state flag, which traditionally opens the festive events timed to the Day of the capital.