Institute of world economics and politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation organized the round-table conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan independence and role of the institution of presidency in the development of the state. The event took place in December, 13, in Astana.
Important issues on republic development, state building evolution and changing the system of power during 25 years were raised by participants in their statements. They believe the institution of presidency has become the major force prevented disorder in Kazakhstan under disintegrative tendencies at the post-Soviet space and uniting the nation. Personality of Nursultan Nazarbayev is closely related to building the institution of presidency in Kazakhstan throughout all 25 years of independence. Expressed support to Nursultan Nazarbayev by majority of population ensured essential legitimacy to the institution of presidency in challenging years of Kazakhstan state building. At the same time, the president, according to participated experts’, has initiated majority of projects and reforms leading to significant changes in the life of society and nation building in Kazakhstan.