Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan –

Elbasy N.A.Nazarbaev's Address to the People of Kazakhstan

Growing welfare of kazakh citizens: increase in

income and quality of life

Well-being of the population and accession of Kazakhstan to the list

of 30 developed countries are the long-term goals of our independent state.

Responding to questions from the media, the Head of State has noted that the elections were held at a high level, openly and fairly. According to him, over 1000 representatives of international missions, as well as about 350 journalists from 40 countries of the world, observed the election process.

The press conference has been attended by 107 journalists representing 66 media outlets, including 22 foreign ones. The President was asked about 30 questions on the past presidential elections, the domestic and foreign policy of Kazakhstan. The Head of State has also answered a number of personal questions.

In conclusion, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev thanked all journalists for their great contribution to the coverage of the election process and ensuring its transparency, stressing that such meetings would become traditional.