Nauryz celebrated in United Nations Office at Geneva

ASTANA. April 5. KAZINFORM A ceremony to celebrate the International Day of Nauryz, which was approved by a special resolution of the UN in 2010, was held at the UN Palace of Nations in Geneva.

As the press service of the Kazakh MFA said, the international event was attended by the representatives of permanent missions of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Deputy Secretary General, Director General of the UN Office in Geneva Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made a speech at the opening ceremony. Tokayev wished success, prosperity and welfare in the new year, and noted the special importance of Nauryz for our countries, According to him, this holiday symbolizes new life, new hope and renewal, peace and harmony in society.

The guests were presented various souvenirs, handmade crafts and national dishes.

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