Leaders of national cultural centers, inhabitants and guests of Astana greeted the President on the square.
- Today we celebrate this remarkable holiday of friendship and solidarity, the Unity Day of the people of Kazakhstan. Our main values are talented people of Kazakhstan, peace and calm in our common house.
It is a historic result that many nations and nationalities inhabit the territory of broad Kazakhstan Steeps. All together we celebrate this holiday of friendship, brotherhood and unity under conditions of Independence already 11 years. Today in the boiling world Kazakhstan demonstrates how to live in accord not breaching rights of other people and respecting and trusting each other. Because of the unity of the people of our country, we could overcome all the difficulties, achieve success, strengthen Independence, and improve economy and kazakstanies’ living standards. I am appealing to unite more close, and to go to new purposes together, to keep traditional values of mutual respect and tolerance. On this May holiday I wish you all health and prosperity. I wish that every year we meet the 1st of May with happiness and calm. – the Head of the State said in his speech.