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Kazakhstan marks 25th anniversary of its independence

Kazakhstan Materials 16 December 2016 12:26
On Dec. 16, the people of Kazakhstan celebrate the country’s main national holiday – Independence Day.
Kazakhstan marks 25th anniversary of its independence

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 16

By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:

On Dec. 16, the people of Kazakhstan celebrate the country’s main national holiday – Independence Day.

This year Kazakhstan marks the 25th anniversary of its independence.

The country’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a constitutional law “On State Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan” on Dec. 16, 1991.

Traditionally, various ceremonial events are held in the country on this day.

On the eve of the Independence Day, the Kazakh Senate approved a bill on an amnesty for about 30,000 convicts and people held in pretrial detention.

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