Addressing to the audience, the President has congratulated all Kazakhstani people on the onset of spring holiday Nauryz.
"The celebration begins in nine days prior to the main holiday in your region. A good beginning is to give meaning of every day and dedicate it to good deeds, so that Nauryz becomes a real holiday of kindness. It is a good example for other regions of the country" Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
Kazakhstan's President has paid special attention to education, health, and youth policy issues.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has stressed that despite the crisis in the world, Kazakhstan continues its progressive development, as indicated by the high social and economic indicators in the region.
"About 17% of the total population lives in South Kazakhstan region. Main railways come through the territory of the region, the international transit motor corridor "Western Europe - Western China" was built, and the airport is reconstructed. Over the years the region has become a world center of uranium production. Today the mines of the region provide 35 percent of global uranium production, ranking the first place", the President said.
In conclusion, the Head of State has reminded people of the region about the new aims and tasks outlined in the recent XVI Congress of "Nur Otan" Party, having encouraged for further work in all areas and wished success and prosperity.
The ceremony has been continued with theater and concert program. The celebration took place on the square "Nauryz alany" of the new administrative center of the city, bringing together the bas-relief scene "Aulym - Altyn besigim" and architectural and decorative compositions "Kokparshy", "Kyz kuu", "Tenge alu", "Burkіtshі".