Nur Otan Party to nominate its presidential candidate

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The 16th Congress of the Nur Otan Party with the participation of President of Kazakhstan and leader of the party Nursultan Nazarbayev has kicked off at the Palace of Independence in Astana today.

Nearly 2,000 people are expected to participate, including 1,200 delegates chosen at regional conferences, parliamentarians, heads of government bodies, national holdings and companies, researchers and cultural figures, heads of NGOs, representatives of diplomatic corps, international organizations and mass media.

The congress will focus on a wide range of issues and is set to nominate its candidate for the Presidency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Prominent statesman Kenzhegali Sagadiyev, deputy chairman of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan and member of the party Anatoly Bashmakov, chairman of the West Kazakhstan branch of the Kazakhstan Writers' Union Akushtap Baktygereyev, chairman of the Kyzylorda branch of the Nur Otan party and governor of Kyzylorda region Krymbek Kusherbayev are to take the floor to deliver keynote speeches.

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