ASTANA – The model of public accord and nationwide unity of led by President Nursultan Nazarbayev was presented at the forum of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan (APK) called Energy of Peace and Harmony within EXPO 2017, according to the press service of Akorda presidential residence
“The Constitution of our country guarantees and protects the equality of rights of all citizens regardless of race, nationality, religion or social status,” said State Secretary of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova at the event, emphasising that Kazakhstan has more than 100 ethnicities and 18 faiths living in peace.
The forum gathered the Deputy Chairperson and head of the APK Secretariat Darkhan Mynbai, members of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament, members of the assembly, representatives of state bodies, diplomatic corps, ethno-cultural associations, foreign guests of expo, scientific intelligentsia, masters of folk and applied art.
The events took place at the National Museum of Kazakhstan, where a detailed presentation of the Kazakhstan model of public accord and national unity is presented for the period of the expo.
Abdykalikova noted Kazakhstan’s model has become a recognised standard of a balanced policy in the integration of a multi-ethnic society. She also said the energy of peace and harmony is the cleanest, most noble energy on the planet.
Forum participants also visited the exhibition of special editions of mass media of ethno-cultural associations, as well as viewed the products of masters of folk and applied art and attended master classes on national Kazakh cuisine.
The Secretary of State and guests of the presentation took part in the opening ceremony of the Alley of Peace and Accord of the Assembly of Kazakhstan on the territory of the Expo Park.
“Let everyone who passes along the Alley of Peace and Harmony take away a piece of warmth of hospitable and benevolent Kazakhstan land,” added Abdykalikova.