Tokayev signed a decree on renaming Astana to Nur-Sultan

Tokayev signed a decree on renaming Astana to Nur-Sultan
The Head of State signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan,” reports Zakon.kz with reference to Akorda. On the renaming of the city of Astana - the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the city of Nur-Sultan - the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
 
The head of state Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev signed a decree on renaming Astana to Nur-Sultan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the Akorda website. "In accordance with Article 9 of the Law of 8 December 1993" On the administrative and territorial structure of the Republic of Kazakhstan "I decree: 1. Rename the city of Astana - the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the city of Nur-Sultan - the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 2. This decree comes into force with the day of its first official publication, "- said in a statement. In addition, President Tokayev signed amendments to the country's Constitution. Nur-Sultan - the new name of the capital of Kazakhstan Recall that the President of Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev suggested that the capital of Kazakhstan be renamed Nur-Sultan immediately after it took the oath to the people of Kazakhstan. The government proposed the President to hold a republican referendum to amend the Constitution to change the name of Astana. President Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev submitted to the Parliament a proposal to rename the capital without a referendum. The Constitutional Council presented a positive opinion on this issue. As a result, the Parliament approved the renaming of Astana to Nur-Sultan.
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Дата: 23.03.2019, 17:42 Автор: №17 ОМ