Kassym Jomart-Tokayev officially took office of the President, made an interesting initiative. He proposed to rename the main city in honor of his predecessor, Nursultan Nazarbayev, reports replyua.net.
Kassym Jomart-Tokayev officially took office of the President of Kazakhstan. After the ceremony of taking the oath of freshly baked the head of state decided to pay tribute to his predecessor, and made a number of interesting initiatives. In particular, Jomart-Tokayev offered to give the country’s main city a new name – Nursultan – in honor of Nazarbayev, who ruled Kazakhstan for almost 30 years.
The President reminded that this same proposal was voiced by members of Parliament in November 2016 legislature was even adopted the corresponding resolution in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence. In addition, Jomart-Tokayev said that Nazarbayev should reward all the highest ranks of the country. Image of ex-President should be mandatory in all public places of Kazakhstan. In addition, Nazarbayev should become an honorary Senator. We will remind that on March 19 the permanent leader of Kazakhstan announced that resigns from the post of head of state.