Nursultan Nazarbayev, who won the off-year Kazakh presidential election, swore an oath to people and officially took office as head of state on Apr.29, Novosti-Kazakhstan news agency said.
"In accordance with Article 42 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the president takes office after swearing an oath," Chairman of the Constitutional Council Igor Rogov said at the ceremony.
Kazakhstan held its presidential election on Apr. 26.
Kazakhstan's incumbent president, Nursultan Nazarbayev nominated by the ruling Nur Otan Party, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist People's Party, Turgun Syzdykov nominated from this party and self-nominated candidate - the chairman of the Trade Unions Federation, Abelgazi Kusainov - were running for the president's position.
The CEC final data said some 8.83 million people voted for Nazarbayev, which is 97.75 percent of the votes.
The other two candidates - Abelgazi Kusainov and Turgun Syzdykov gathered 0.64 and 1.61 percent of votes, respectively.
The voter turnout in the election was 95.22 percent, according to the final data.