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Kazakh president talks on changing name of Almaty city

Kazakhstan Materials 29 January 2022 18:28
Kazakh president  talks on changing name of Almaty city

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 29

Trend:

The name of the Almaty city will remain the same and will not be changed back to Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan's President Kassym Jomart Tokayev said in an interview to Khabar 24, Trend reports.

"The "Almaty" is more popular among Kazakh-speaking people, whereas "Alma-Ata" is often used by Russian-speaking people. They can call it however they like, but no official change will be made."

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