President Nazarbayev awarded 'Elbasy' badge by Senate
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President has been awarded "Elbasy" (leader of the nation) badge at the celebratory meeting of the Senate devoted to the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence; Kazinform has learned from the Presidential press service.
According to Senate Speaker Kairat Mami, the deputies unanimously passed a resolution to award the Head of State a special badge, thus giving a historical assessment of the outstanding role of Nursultan Nazarbayev in the development of independent Kazakhstan.
The President thanked the senators and noted the Parliament's big contribution to the strengthening of Kazakhstan's statehood.
"Over 20 years of independence MPs did a great job for the benefit of our state, economy and society. Our country has overcome all hardships and challenges through the effective interaction between all the branches of power," Nazarbayev said.