The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has resignedPhoto: Express To
Nazarbayev addressed to the people of Kazakhstan
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said Tuesday that resigns from the post of the head of state.
About it reports TASS.
“I made the decision to stop his powers as President,” – said Nazarbayev in an address to the nation, broadcast live on national television.
Nazarbayev will remain head of the security Council of Kazakhstan.
“This year marks 30 years of my tenure as Supreme leader of our country. I was awarded the great honor of my great nation to become the first President of independent Kazakhstan”, – said Nazarbayev.
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As reported by Sputnik-Kazakhstan, to perform the duties of the President will be the speaker of the Senate Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.
“I am confident that we are on the right track. If we are strong, everybody will reckon with us. If we cleave to someone, you lose all of your achievements. Long live Kazakhstan!” – said Nazarbayev.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has been President of Kazakhstan since 1990.
As previously reported by the Focus:
- Nursultan Nazarbayev said earlier that Kazakhstan is ready to contribute to resolution of the conflict in the Donbass.
Nazarbayev has signed a law that significantly narrows the circle of persons having the right to run for the presidency.