International conference “30 Years of Leadership” was held on 21 June in Almaty. The event was organized by the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy, the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy, the office of Almaty city Mayor.
The conference was held on the eve of a landmark date in the history of Independent Kazakhstan - the 30th Anniversary since the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev started running the country.
The event was attended by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev, the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbayev, well-known foreign, public and state leaders, researchers and experts.
In his speech Director of ISRS E.Aripov focused on the development of Uzbek-Kazakh relations. According to him, as a result of joint efforts of Elbasy and the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev a new era in bilateral relations has been opened.
He underlined that thanks to the principled position of the two countries an International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea was established. Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are also closely cooperating on the settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan.