ASTANA, August 29 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev takes the country’s Constitution as a firm basis for state development. Nazarbayev said so in a message of greetings to the participants in the international scientific and practical conference titled “Constitution - the foundations of the development strategy of the society and the state” that opened in Astana on Thursday.
“Today Kazakhstan is fulfilling the strategy designed until 2050, the main goal of which is to join the list of 30 mostly developed countries in the world and this targeted work envisages the unconditional observance of the spirit of the Constitution and the letter of law,” Kazakh State Secretary Marat Tazhin read out the message of greetings.
The President noted that according to the provisions of the Kazakh fundamental law “Kazakh economy is developing under the principles of equality of state and private property, the freedom of entrepreneurship and the use of property for the benefit of society.”
Nazarbayev also stated that on the basis of constitutional clauses “the Kazakh state and growing institutes of civil society are cooperating closely, the bodies of local self-government are developing that was proved by the first elections of local akims (heads of local authorities) in the history of independent Kazakhstan.”