The event was also attended by the Parliament deputies, heads of central state bodies, representatives of international organizations, experts in the field of law from countries of near and far abroad, and representatives of Kazakhstan’s research community.
At the conference opening, the Secretary of State read out the greetings of the President of Kazakhstan to the forum participants.
The Head of State stressed that constitutional reform was carried out based on the 25-year experience of the country's development and taking into account the population’s opinion. It is based on the redistribution of a number of powers between the branches of power, expansion of the Parliament and the Government independence, strengthening of mechanisms for protecting constitutional values, human and civil rights and freedoms, modernization of the judiciary and public administration.
“Constitutional novels create a solid foundation for further modernization of all spheres of life of society and the state. From this perspective, the Constitutional Reform in Kazakhstan and its execution can be of great interest both for participants from Kazakhstan and for our foreign guests”, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s greeting reads.
G. Harutyunyan, President of the Constitutional Court of Armenia, Chairman of the Conference of Constitutional Control Authorities of New Democracies, N. Gvenetadze, Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Georgia, S. Kuznetsov, the Venice Commission representative and others addressed the conference with greetings.
The conference members particularly noted the results of the Constitutional Reform, held in Kazakhstan on the President of Kazakhstan’s initiative. The speakers expressed their confidence that the reforms will contribute to the successful implementation of “Third Modernization of Kazakhstan” Program.