ASTANA. KAZINFORM «This year Kazakhstan will hold the first direct elections of the governors of 45 districts and cities of regional significance. Following which elections of district governors will be held countrywide,» the Head of State said at today’s joint sitting of the Parliament of Kazakhstan.
The Head of State stressed that Kazakhstan made a breakthrough in the country’s development and opened a new historic epoch. «However transformations will not end at this point. It is just the beginning,» the President said.
The Head of State noted the reforms aimed at improving the country’s political system will further continue.
As earlier reported, the Head of State opened the 1st session of the Parliament of Kazakhstan of the VIII convocation. On March 27 the Head of State signed a decree on the convocation of the 1st session of the Kazakh Parliament of the VIII convocation.
Early Majilis and maslikhat elections were held in Kazakhstan on March 19. On Tuesday the Kazakh CEC registered the deputies of the Majlis of the VIII convocation.