Kazakhstan's President calls for substantial celebration of 20th anniversary of independence
Kazakhstan, Astana, Jan. 28 /Trend, A.Maratov/
On Friday at a meeting in the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan - Ak-Orda - a national plan was presented to celebrate the 20th anniversary of independence in 2011 under the title "20 years of peace and creation".
"Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence should be pragmatic, President
Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his speech. - It should not be just a holiday for celebration, but pragmatic and meaningful for the number of specific actions so that every citizen of Kazakhstan personally feels the state care.
A large volume of work is planned to be carried out in various areas to celebrate the 20th anniversary of independence, and it must be implemented, the President said. At the same time, he said "formalism, formulaic approach and excessive pomposity should be removed".
In addition to the gala concert, it is envisaged to conduct a series of scientific conferences, forums, publication of books, exhibitions, concerts, youth actions, contests, etc. The total amount allocated for the anniversary celebration of independence will be more than 13 billion tenge (about $95 million).