The Secretary of State read out the President’s greeting to the participants of the Olympiad and noted that for our country, which has chosen the path of innovative and industrial development, all necessary environment has been created for school students to receive education according to modern education standards.
Since gaining independence, Kazakhstan hosts this prestigious international competition among school students for second time. Young and talented pupils from more than 18 countries have arrived in Kazakhstan to take part in the International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad. Among them are participants from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Estonia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Hungary, Georgia, Turkey and France.
Following the competition, a wide cultural and recreational program will be organized for the students.