Kazakh nation and state language - unifying core of developing Kazakhstan's civic solidarity
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM "Today Kazakhstanis of any ethnic group or religious belief is an equal citizen of the country and the Kazakh nation and the official language stand for the unifying core of the developing Kazakhstan's civic solidarity," President Nursultan Nazarbayev said the XIX session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan held today in Astana.
"In conformity with our laws 70% of state media are published in Kazakh, the number of pupils studying at schools with Kazakh as a language of instruction reaches 63%. We have set the task to achieve 90% proficiency level of Kazakhstanis in the official language," the Head of State said.