President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has approved a new version of the Kazkh alphabet in Latin graphics today. The presidential decree was published on the official website of Akorda.

1.To introduce the following amendments to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N569 of October 26, 2017 "On transferring the Kazakh alphabet from Cyrillic to Latin graphics":

approved by the Decree, the Kazakh alphabet, based on the Latin graphics, write to a new version in accordance with the annex of Decree.

2.This Decree becomes effective from the date of publication.

Recall, before the members of the Union of Scientists of Kazakhstan sent an open letter to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev concerning the decree on transfer of the Kazakh alphabet from the Cyrillic to Latin graphics on October 26, 2017.

In this way, scientists proposed a rationale for a new draft of the Latin alphabet, which was introduced to the president of Republic of Kazakhstan.

Translated by Nazerke Syundyukova

“The Qazaq Times”