WORD ON ABAI Speech of the President of the Republic
of Kazakstan N. Nazarbayev
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Today we hold an unforgettable celebration. All of us have gathered, today in this magnificent palace to express our eternal unflagging love of never fading acknowledgement to our glorious son and wise teacher. It has become our long-standing tradition — get together in such a way each decade celebrating the anniversary of birth of this great man so as to worthily give credit to our past and weigh our close objectives on the balance of reason.