The new version of the Latin alphabet has been approved
The new version of the Latin alphabet has been approved. According to state and public figures believe, it is more convenient than the previous one. the new version has no apostrophes. The new alphabet includes acutes, the strokes above the letters. It has become much easier to write and read will, experts say. They also highlight that young people have particularly good skills in using the Latin script.
MYRZATAI ZHOLDASBEKOV, PUBLIC FIGURE:
- The President gave clear instructions in the "Kazakhstan - 2050" strategy. First, by 2025, the transition to the Latin alphabet will be done. Secondly, by 2025 the country’s population should speak the Kazakh language. Thirdly, by 2025 Kazakhstan will be called "Kazakh Yeli". I think we should follow the plan.
GARIFOLLA YESIM, ACADEMICIAN, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF KAZAKHSTAN:
- The transition to the Latin alphabet is the work of the entire people. We should move to the new culture of writing, thinking and communication. This is just a historical necessity.
Representatives of the Kazakh diaspora of the near and far abroad support the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan. According to famous European cardiologist and doctor of medical sciences Zhadik Shenol, the transition to the Latin script will help to remove the language barrier between our compatriots living abroad as well as foreign citizens.
JADIK SENOL, DOCTOR OF MEDICALSCIENCES:
- When the Latin script is put into use, it will help not only the entire country, but also the Kazakh Diaspora living abroad. Representatives of the diaspora want to be aware of everything which happens in Kazakhstan. For example I want to read more and learn about the history of the people. Today all books from Kazakhstan are written in Cyrillic, and this presents a challenge for some local residents. When the information is written in Latin, it will become much easier.