Nazarbayev urged Kazakhstanis to rally around Tokayev

Ex-President of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev: Citizens should rally around Tokayev's course … The first president of the country, Nursultan Nazarbayev, said this during an expanded meeting of the political council of the ruling Nur Otan party, the press service of the political force reports.

The former head of state noted that under the leadership of Tokayev, a complex of political and social -economic reforms. The ex-president urged the parliament members to continue working towards legislative support of these changes.

“It is important that all Kazakhstanis consolidate around the president’s state policy and work together to implement it. The Nur Otan party should be actively involved in this issue, uniting the government and society, “Nazarbayev added.

The ex-president also called for avoiding radicalization of society and advised party members to adhere to centrist positions,” based on the interests of the broadest layers of citizens. ”

Earlier, Nazarbayev announced his readiness to give Tokayev the post of leader of the Nur Otan party. In his opinion, the ruling political force should be headed by the head of the republic.

In March 2019, Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned from the post of President of Kazakhstan, which he held for almost 30 years. Since then, the former head of state bears the title of the leader of the nation (Elbasy), and also remains the head of the Security Council for life.