Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev took the oath of the President of Kazakhstan.
According to the Constitution, he will be the head of the country until the expiration of the election term of the First President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
“I solemnly swear to faithfully serve the people of Kazakhstan, strictly follow the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, guarantee the rights and freedoms of citizens, conscientiously fulfill the high duties of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan entrusted to me”, - said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
In addition, during the ceremony of taking oath, the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, suggested renaming Astana in honor of the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Besides, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed to name the central streets of the cities in the name of Nursultan Nazarbayev. He also noted that the portraits of the First President of Kazakhstan in buildings and offices will not be taken.
Recall, it should be noted that yesterday, the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke to the people of Kazakhstan on the air of republican TV channels, stating that he resigns from the presidency.