Nursultan Nazarbayev holds consultations with chairmen of Senate and Majilis

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State has held consultations with the chairman of the Senate Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and chairman of the Majilis Kabibulla Dzhakupov, Akorda informs.

During the meeting they discussed the initiative of People's Assembly of Kazakhstan to hold presidential elections in 2015. The President noted that the proposal is being discussed by population including members of labor collectives and associations, intellectuals, youth and older generation. "The initiative was also considered by the chambers of Parliament. Deputies supported it and sent me appropriate appeals," said the President. Nursultan Nazarbayev drew attention to a number of long-term government programs, being implemented in the country, aimed at the development of key areas of Kazakhstan's economy. K.Tokayev supported the initiative on holding presidential elections that will comply with the provisions of the Constitution. He stressed that at present, in the light of the current instability in the world, the whole country needs the authority of the President. K.Dzhakupov noted that the deputies of the Majilis support the initiative on holding the elections taking into account the country's achievements and the situation in the world.

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