Nazarbayev is not against the renaming of the country’s capital of Astana in his honor

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said that the issue of a possible renaming of the country’s capital of Astana at the Nazarbayev should be approached «carefully». Video with appropriate commentary was published in the press-service of the President in Facebook on Thursday, November 24.

Nazarbayev stressed that the initiative on the possible renaming of the capital came not from him but from the Parliament.

«Yesterday the Parliament… suggested that perhaps even the capital to rename my name on it. I’m such proposals never shared and never told,» said the President.

At the same time Nazarbayev noted that «Parliament is an independent part of government and they have the right to make decisions and speak their minds».

The President thanked Parliament, which noted his role in the development process of the country.

«Any question, especially the renaming of cities and settlements we will solve very balanced in proportion to what is needed for the country», – said Nazarbayev.

November 23, Deputy of the Majilis (lower chamber) of Parliament of Kazakhstan K. Sultanov said that Kazakhstan’s capital Astana can be renamed Nursultan in honor of the President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The Deputy Zagipa Baliyeva proposed to rename Astana to Nazarbayev. According to the Deputy of the Majilis of Pavel Kazantsev, the decision to rename the capital of Kazakhstan may be taken during the month.

As you know, Nazarbayev is President of Kazakhstan from April 24, 1990.




Nazarbayev is not against the renaming of the country’s capital of Astana in his honor 24.11.2016

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