Dear Mangistau’s citizens!
Heartily congratulate you on the national holiday – the Day of the capital.
This holiday for all Kazakhstanis has an important historical and cultural significance and is a symbol of the achievements of Independent Kazakhstan.
The decision of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to move the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Astana was a truly life-changing.
Prosperity of Astana – is not just an accomplished historical fact. It is the chronicle of our country’s Independence. Today, our capital has become a centre for global dialogue on the urgent issues of today, Astana is involved in the formation of the international agenda, serves important political, economic, and humanitarian peace-building initiatives aimed at ensuring sustainable development of the world community and resolve conflicts.
Astana – the road to the heart of every citizen of Kazakhstan. It builds, expands, becomes more beautiful, pleasing not only residents, but also guests and friends from different countries of the world.
The capital of Kazakhstan is recognized not only as the administrative center of Astana – on the right of cultural, scientific and technological flagship of our state. Evidence of this is the holding of the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017, which is again confirmed by a recognized international authority of our state on the world stage.
The main city of the Republic impresses with its grandeur. In the hearts of the inhabitants of the sacred land of Mangistau, as well as all compatriots, it sounds sincere wish – “the color of Astana!”
All residents of Mangystau region to wish the prosperity of our capital. Its mission is to become the model capital for the entire Eurasian space, and be a catalyst for sustainable development of our country. This faith unites us all, like our common capital, the beloved country and the recognized Leader of the nation!
I sincerely congratulate you on this wonderful holiday and wish you all happiness, health, welfare and prosperity of our native land!
Akim of the Mangystau region Tugzhanov