The current powers of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will remain a lifetime as the “father of the people”
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The current powers of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will remain a lifetime as the “father of the people”. This was stated by newly appointed President Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev during the ceremony of taking the oath, reports TASS.
“According to the adopted by Parliament law, Nursultan Nazarbayev remains the only and a lifetime in our country of the President – the father of the people”, – said Tokayev. He added that Nazarbayev believes will be of particular importance when developing and making decisions of a strategic nature.
At the joint session of chambers of Parliament Tokayev took the initiative to call the name of Nazarbayev, the Central streets of cities of regional centers of the Republic, and to put a monument in Astana, which is proposed to be renamed Nursultan.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took the oath and assumed the office of the President of Kazakhstan after the first President of the Republic Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned of the head of state. As Nazarbayev said in his address to the nation, he will remain the President of the security Council of the Republic, the Chairman of the party “Nur Otan” (“light of the Fatherland”), member of the constitutional Council.
The Nazarbayev supported Tokayev for the post of temporary head of state. “He is an honest man, responsible and obligatory. Fully supports the policies within the country and outside. All programs were developed and adopted with his participation. I believe that Tokayev is the person to whom we can entrust the management of Kazakhstan”, – the statement says Nazarbayev.
In turn, the government of Kazakhstan has stated that they intend to carry out the earlier order data and the announced initiatives of the first President of Kazakhstan. All fiscal obligations and social initiatives will be fully implemented. Special attention will be paid to the prevention of unreasonable growth of prices, especially for socially important goods and services.
In turn, the national Bank will continue to conduct predictable monetary policy aimed at maintaining low inflation and would take all necessary measures to ensure the stability of the situation on the currency market, the banking sector and other segments of the financial market. It is noted that the national Bank has sufficient gold and currency reserves, as well as the necessary tools to prevent speculation with the exchange rate of tenge.
“The father of the people” and its development strategy
Constitutional law giving President Nursultan Nazarbayev the status of leader of the nation (Elbasy) was adopted by Parliament on 15 may 2010 and entered into force on 14 June of the same year. The status of the leader of the nation, in particular, provides Nursultan Nazarbayev and his family immunity for the violation of which are punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term up to five years. For defacing images of the leader of the nation, public insult and distortion of the facts of his biography provides a fine or deprivation of liberty for a term of one to three years.
In recent years, Kazakhstan was a constitutional reform, which aims to provide early care Nazarbayev to the presidency without loss of effect. In 2017 Nazarbayev has significantly reduced the powers of the President and the government made responsible to Parliament.
In honor of President Nursultan Nazarbayev was previously named parks, streets, schools in Kazakhstan, Jordan, Turkey, Ingushetia and Chechnya. Kazakhstan has repeatedly proposed to rename the Republic’s capital in honor of Nazarbayev. Penultimate, a similar initiative was announced in November 2016 member of Parliament Kuanysh Sultanov.
Monuments and bas-reliefs of the head of Kazakhstan established in Almaty and Astana (Kazakhstan), Cholpon-ATA (Kyrgyzstan), Ankara (Turkey), Dneprodzerzhinsk (Ukraine). It is named after one of the state awards of Kazakhstan, the top of the small Almaty spur of Zailiyskiy Alatau – Nursultan peak (formerly peak Komsomol).
Nursultan Nazarbayev-Chairman of the management Board of national welfare Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”, head of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan, world Association of the Kazakhs.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has about 30 top awards 25 States and over 200 awards of various public organizations and associations. He was awarded the highest title of Kazakhstan “Halyk Kaharmany” (“national hero”; 2011).
Nazarbayev is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan, Academy of social Sciences of the Russian Federation, an honorary member of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. He also carries the title of honorary Professor and doctor of a number of higher educational institutions, including the Kazakh state national University named after al-Farabi, Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov, MGIMO, the University of Cambridge.
The development strategy of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev formulates as modernization without political upheaval. “Father of the nation” scare revolutions and social protests, as he has repeatedly said before.
“We all know that the so-called color revolutions have a variety of methods and begin with contrived rallies, murder, desire to seize power. These signs appeared and we have. In countries where this has passed, today there is no state, no stability, there is so much poverty and banditry,” – said the leader of Kazakhstan 8 June 2016 in his address to the nation after the terrorist attack in Aktobe.
And in 2008, he lamented that “I would like to make democracy in America”, but “where to take so many Americans in Kazakhstan”?
Fellow citizens, Nursultan Nazarbayev advised to patiently endure all hardships and not to criticize the government in each case. “I am a farm boy, who after the war lived in absolute poverty, is not enough, what to wear, I never remember that until 15 years I have eaten their fill. But maybe, from this and become healthier? We often complain in life: not enough, not enough. If much life had become a burden, go Hiking in the hospitals, or at least walk through the cemetery. Those, who out there is much worse than you,” said the head of state on 28 November 2018 at the civil forum in Astana.