Kyzylorda oblast backs idea on holding nationwide referendum regarding extension of N. Nazarbayev's powers

KYZYLORDA. December 22. KAZINFORM /Zhanagul Serdaly/ The residents of Kyzylorda oblast back the idea of holding a referendum concerning prolongation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev's powers till 2020.

"I fully support this idea that was initiated in Ust Kamenogorsk", Director of the municipal college for humanities Alima Abdykhalykova says.

She noted that this initiative had been also backed by Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed which is seen in his article published in Yegemen Kazakhstan newspaper. The article provides a deep analysis of the work performed by the President since 1991.

In her opinion, the referendum will demonstrate the high level of support of the Kazakh President by the nation. A. Abdykhalykova added also that the region had started gathering signatures.

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