Kazakh president plans to arrive in Astana on July 21
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will arrive in Astana on July 21.
Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov made the statement while answering journalists' questions after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, RIA Novosti reported.
"As far as I know the president is in short vacation and he will be in office in Kazakhstan," Kazykhanov said.
Nazarbayev recently underwent a prostate operation, the German Bild tabloid reported on Wednesday.
The 71-year-old arrived in the city on July 10 and was operated on by a Dutch specialist at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Presently, the president feels fine and he is in one of the luxury hotels in Hamburg.
Earlier, a source in the Kazakh leadership told RIA Novosti that Nazarbayev is on holiday. He did not rule out that he will undergo a medical examination abroad.