- Many generations of Kazakhstani people were brought up reading the literature masterpieces of Safuan-aga, which were full of high human emotions and deep love. Due to the pureness and generosity of his soul he strongly resembled the main heroes of his works. Kazakhstani people knew and loved Safuan-aga not only because of his writer skill, but also because of his integrity and fidelity to principles. I will always remember him as he directly expressed his opinion on important to our country matters during our meetings, supported and inspired us, - the telegram says.
23 February 2007
Head of State Nursultan Nazarbaev sent a condolences message to the relatives and kinsmen of famous writer Safuan Shaimerdenov in connection with the death.