In his speech, the head of state noted that special attention should be paid to maintaining social stability.
"For the development of the country, it is not enough to modernize only the political system. Reforms must, first of all, form a new political culture in society. At the same time, it is necessary to establish new values. From now on, priority will be given, first of all, to the interests of the country and the rights of every person," said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
He stressed that with the deterioration of the geopolitical situation, the burden of responsibility of the state and citizens increases.
"One careless word, one thoughtless decision can harm the country. The state, of course, guarantees freedom of speech. But this does not mean permissiveness. Every citizen is obliged to fully comply with the requirements of the law related to the preservation of peace and the territorial integrity of the country. Stability will only be there where there is law and order. This principle is common to all,” the president said.
The President stressed that every Kazakhstani should feel that positive changes are taking place in the country.
One of the main tasks of the Government and akims of the regions, the head of state considers improving the quality of life of people. In his speech, he stressed that every Kazakhstani should feel that positive changes are taking place in the country. To do this, it is necessary to consistently explain to the population the significance of the initiatives being implemented.
"We will not allow actions leading to destabilization. It is necessary to prevent such illegal actions. People who sow discord in the country and call for disrupting public order will be severely punished. The fight against provocations must be carried out promptly and systematically within the law. There are relevant laws, they strictly enforced. Otherwise, inaction can lead to very dangerous consequences for our country. As I have said more than once, we need, first of all, the rule of law," the president said.
Tokayev stressed that if the law is observed, high civil responsibility, then there will be order in society.
"Only where there is stability, there will be progress and prosperity. The unity of the people is the key to the successful implementation of reforms. Therefore, we must work together. Work on the comprehensive modernization of the state will continue in the future. After the elections, I plan to put forward a number of new initiatives," he said. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
In addition, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev drew the attention of akims and heads of state bodies to the need to strengthen interaction with citizens, holding meetings and personal receptions.
By the Kazakhstanskaya Pravda