Tokayev officially took office as the second president of Kazakhstan
Astana. June 12. KazTAG - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has officially taken office as a second president of Kazakhstan.
The inauguration of Tokayev took place in Nur-Sultan in the Palace of Independence.
The newly elected president, laid his hand on the Constitution of Kazakhstan, vowed to fulfill the duties of the president conscientiously , and also kissed the flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The inauguration was attended by the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The ceremony was held without participation of foreign leaders. Among the invited foreign guests were mainly representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Kazakhstan.
Tokayev’s inauguration ceremony was the sixth inauguration of the president of Kazakhstan since the country gained its independence.
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