Kazakh Senate marks 70th anniversary of Omirbek Baigeldi

ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ A solemn meeting dedicated to the 70th anniversary of first Chairman of the Kazakh Senate Omirbek Baigeldi has been held in the Upper House.

Opening the event, Speaker Senate Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev noted O.Baigeldi's great contribution to development and strengthening the Kazakh statehood, formation of independent Kazakhstan, development of the Kazakh parliamentarism.

"Omirbek Baigeldi became a pathfinder in implementation of important tasks on creation and determination of the role of the higher representative authority in the state bodies system", the Speaker said.

He noted O.Baigeldi's contribution to propaganda of the national literature and art, maintenance of historical heritage.

Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security noted that O.Baigeldi had a long labor career.

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