President Nazarbayev congratulates kazakhstanis on Nauryz
Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstan citizens on the bright holiday of Nauryz. Future generations will inherit all the achievements of the country, the Head of state said. Therefore, it is important to preserve the unity of people living in Kazakhstan.
Nursultan NAZARBAYEV, PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN:
I congratulate all Kazakhstan citizens on the spring festival which we gained with the Independence 25 years ago. This is a holiday for all Kazakhstan citizens. This is the day when people forgive each other wrong things they have done, plant trees, clear the springs, help poor and people in need, hug each other and wish happiness. People say that today’s wishes always come true. So, I would like to wish all of us prosperity, warmth in each house, in each family and to each person, happiness, wellbeing and all the best.
Sport events, artisan village, demonstration of national ceremonies were organized at the square in front of Astana Arena stadium. Ethnic village will be open during the holiday. Many local residents have already visited it with their families. There also were many representatives of the elder generation, young people and various ethnic associations.
Anastasia TIMOSCHENKO-BOROVIKOVA, RESIDENT OF ASTANA:
Happy Nauryz! This is the greatest holiday for each Kazakhstan citizen because this holiday unites all the peoples together. I wish everyone to live in peace, in harmony and mutual understanding.
Ruslan NURAEV, RESIDENT OF ASTANA:
I would like to wish good luck in all endeavors to all citizens of Kazakhstan. I can see representatives of many nationalities here. We live in unity, friendship and celebrate this holiday.