Modernization without borders


“Spiritual modernization and youth” is the theme of the First International forum of leaders of Kazakh youth, which was held in Astana within the framework of the V world Kurultai of Kazakhs.

The event was organized by the party “Nur Otan” and the world Association of Kazakhs. Participation the forum was attended by first Deputy Chairman of the party “Nur Otan” Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed, the first Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the world Association of Kazakhs Zautbek Turisbekov, representatives of the youth wing “Zhas Otan”, as well as the delegates of the forum – Kazakh youth from more than 20 countries.

A distinctive feature of the V world Kurultai of Kazakhs was the high representation of youth: more than 60% of all delegates under the age of 35 years.

Opening the meeting, Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed named the first international forum of leaders of Kazakh youth is a landmark event. Boys and girls from different countries and overcame more than one thousand kilometers to meet with their peers and discuss critical issues that have been addressed in the article of Kazakh President “look into the future: the modernization of public consciousness”.

– Kazakhstan for years of independence has achieved impressive results. We have become a globally respected state. Without exaggeration, in the land of our glorious ancestors at times the fate of peace and progress. And even in the days of our Kurultai hosts many major events, which attracted the attention of the global community: international exhibition “EXPO-2017”, the economic forum, the inter-Syrian negotiations. All this – the merit of the President of Kazakhstan. Every Kazakh should always remember and be proud of their Leader, – said Mukhtar Kul-Muhammed.

First Deputy Chairman of the party “Nur Otan” told the next generation about the great attention is paid in Kazakhstan to the comprehensive support of young people. Speaking at the meeting, the young people expressed their sincere joy and gratitude for such care.

– I am very glad news about increase of quotas on education for Kazakh youth residing abroad. This is a great fatherly concern of the President about the future of the entire Kazakh youth, – said Zhanibek erkanat from Mongolia.

Another delegate of the International forum – Gulmira Asylbekova. The girl lives in Sweden and head of cultural center “Abai”.

– I am proud and happy to be on the land of their ancestors, to see her so successful. The immense pleasure I got from visiting the EXPO, particularly the Kazakhstan pavilion. In my opinion, Astana is the pinnacle of the achievements of Kazakhstan for years of independence. Let me Express my huge gratitude to President of Kazakhstan – does not hide emotions Gulmira.

At the youth forum were also made by delegates from Germany, China, Turkey, Russia and other countries. Compatriots living abroad, and emphasized that they were honored to contribute to the Homeland of their ancestors. For this they are ready to use all my experience and knowledge.