Transition to latin script will contribute to the development of the entire state
Kazakhstan continues to discuss the transition of the Kazakh language to the Latin alphabet. At public hearings held in Pavlodar, leading scientists and university professors came to conclusion that a new script is imperative of the time and will help improve the status of the Kazakh language.
RAMIL SMAILOV, MASTER’S STUDENT, HISTORY OF KAZAKHSTAN DEPARTMENT, TORAIGYROV STATE PEDAGOGY UNIVERSITY:
- In my opinion , the new alphabet on the basis of the Latin script will contribute to development of the Turkic culture and will preserve Kazakhstan's identity. The new alphabet will help us integrate. In our entire history, Kazakhstan has had a lot of successful decisions and all this were achieved thanks to enormous work. Younger generation supports the new alphabet, believes and knows that the new script will become successful history of modern Kazakhstan.
People's representatives also spoke about the fact that the transition to the Latin alphabet opens new horizons for Kazakhstan. According to the Mazhilis member Fakhriddin Karatayev, this will contribute to development of the entire state.
FAKHRIDDIN KARATAYEV, MAZHILIS MEMBER, KAZAKHSTAN:
- We organized a meeting with students who study in Astana, and frankly talked about the transition to the Latin alphabet. In fact, it is important to share relevant issues with young people. The transition opens new opportunities for our state.