Gulshara Abdykalikova noted that presentation of government awards on the eve of the national holiday - Independence Day – is meant to be a good tradition for Kazakhstani people who received the Head of State’s credit and devoted themselves to the development of the country.
This year, more than 1600 people received state awards. Among them are science, education, health workers, cultural figures, government officials, workers and farmers, representatives of various sectors of the economy.
The coordinated strategic course of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has created a modern, progressive nation with a dynamically developing economy, which ensures peace and social harmony.
At present, Kazakhstan carries out a process of mass modernization. Its key goal is actualization of Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy, being accession into the top 30 developed countries of the world. We have adopted "The National Plan'',''Third Modernization and ''Five Social Initiatives of the President'', the Address to the Nation of Kazakhstan "Growth in prosperity of Kazakhstan’s nation: increase in earnings and living standards", "Spiritual Revival", "Digital Kazakhstan" and "Seven Facets of Great Steppe". They are aimed at modernizing the economy, politics and public consciousness.
Gulshara Abdykalikova said that the year 2018 was full of anniversary celebrations. One of the main events is Astana’s 20th anniversary. The Astana International Financial Centre started its functioning together with the Stock Exchange and the Astana Hub International Technopark of IT Start-Ups. Our mission as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council is terminating.
In conclusion, the Secretary of State of Kazakhstan congratulated the participants on the upcoming Independence Day and wished them good health, family happiness and success in their work.