Nursultan Nazarbayev and Kassym-Jomart, Takeoffto: Vladislav Vodnev / RIA Novosti
The first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has promised to work on the new head of state, which the citizens of the Republic elected in the elections in June. This is a statement he made during a speech in the national headquarters of his party “Nur Otan”, the statement reads on the official website of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
According to Nazarbayev, the dual power in the country is unacceptable, therefore, all political forces will work for the presidential candidate who wins the election. He also said that the number participating in elections demonstrates the level of political competition in the country.
As noted, each of the seven candidates representing the interests of various social groups and go to the elections with its own program of development of the country.
Presidential elections in Kazakhstan will be held on 9 June. They are 7 candidates, including incumbent President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who took office March 20. The day before Nazarbayev resigned of the President of Kazakhstan, leading, according to the law on leader of the nation, the security Council.
The decision to hold early elections of the President of Kazakhstan was made by Tokayev in early April. Then he said that before announcing my decision, I have consulted on this issue with Nazarbayev, speakers of both chambers of Parliament and Prime Minister.
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