Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Happy Independence Day, Kazakhstan! I wish you the best of prosperity!

On December 16-17, Kazakhstan celebrates Independence Day. First President of Kalmykia, sixth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and all residents of Kazakhstan on the country's main holiday:

“Dear Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich! Dear Kazakhstan residents! Please accept my warmest congratulations on the main holiday of your country, Independence Day! This year marks the 29th anniversary of the adoption of "On the independence and sovereignty of the Kazakhstan" basic constitutional charter.


On December 16, 1991, a new era began in the history of Kazakhstan. The country received international recognition and is now building a new economy with the most effective management system. Kazakhstan sets itself large-scale tasks, implements programmes for the development of the state and ensuring the social well-being of citizens.

Since gaining independence, the Republic of Kazakhstan has made great strides in state building, political and socio-economic development, strengthening the country's reputation in the international arena. Over the years since independence, Kazakhstan has flourished, has become the centre of the Eurasian movement.
With all my heart, I wish all Kazakhstanis a peaceful sky over their heads, prosperity and health!”