Parliament of Kazakhstan okays renaming Astana as Nursultan

Parliament of Kazakhstan okays renaming Astana as Nursultan

access_time2019-03-20 15:15:58

The Parliament of Kazakhstan today approved the law on changing the name of capital city of Astana to Nursultan, Tengrinews.kz reports.

Kasym-Jomart Tokayev today has sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan and his first sugestion was to rename Astana after Nazarbayev – Nursultan and to name all central streets in the towns of the country after Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The suggestion was supported with 43 votes of Senators and 103 votes of Mazhilis members.




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