The conception and major articles of the constitutional reform that the President is going to announce tomorrow at the joint sitting of the Parliament’s chambers were discussed at the meeting.
- We are approaching to the practical implementation of political reforms and making a new serious step toward liberalization, - the President said while opening the meeting.
As Nursultan Nazarbaev noted the amendments and additions to the Constitution take into account 80 percents of the suggestions made by the State Commission for development and concretization of democratic reforms. Other 20 percents of the Commission’s suggestions have been reflected in the project of amendments to the Main Law.
At a press briefing head of the Nur Otan Party’s parliamentary group in the Senate Anatoly Bashmakov emphasized that he considered today’s meeting as a continuation of the consultancy practice with activists of the Nur Otan Party on the eve of making most important political decisions introduced by the Head of State.
- The President forms the kazakhstani model not only in economic area, but also in the area of political and social institutes. The best world practice in state construction and our national interests will be combined together in the offered conception. And that is a serious step toward the goal of Kazakhstan’s accession to the group of the 50 most competitive countries in the world, - A. Bashmakov said.
- We are at a historic moment now. Our country has turned to the way of modernization. And now following the economic reforms we have to conduct cardinal political reforms, - head of the Nur Otan Party’s parliamentary faction Amzebek Zholshibekov noted after the meeting.
On the whole deputies of the Parliament, who delivered speeches at the meeting, supported the conception of amendments to Kazakhstan’s Main Law and expressed their point of view on single articles of the suggested reforms.