Members of the Political Council, the Cabinet leadership, Parliament, Presidential Administration, the State Secretary, deputies of Nur Otan Party faction in the Majilis, heads of central and local state bodies have attended the meeting as well.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the results of the Party's activities in the process of political, economic and spiritual transformation of the country, as well as issues of further modernization of the party.
- Today, we are going to have a serious conversation connected with the need to modernize Nur Otan Party. Over the years, the Party has made a great contribution to the country’s stabilization, fulfilment of the set tasks for the development of Kazakhstan and improvement of the social status of our population. The Party has duly come off the parliamentary elections and rightfully became the key political Party, the Head of State said, opening the meeting of the Political Council.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, emphasizing the achievements and merits of the Party in implementing strategic reforms in the country, pointed to the need for adopting complex system solutions and the importance of their consistent implementation.
- Modernization is never simple. It may cause a serious opposition. Moreover, the role of Nur Otan is, first, in creating mechanisms for political support for the course of modernization. As for the issues of constitutional reform, related to the redistribution of some of the powers between the branches of power, this is an essential step towards democratization of the country's political system, the President of Kazakhstan said.
The Head of State called the program of spiritual modernization "Ruhany Zhangyru" a platform for the current ideological work of the Party.
- When we refer to the modernization of the Party itself, we need to a clear picture of Nur Otan’s part in implementing the three modernization programs declared in 2017. For the purpose of adequate participation in carrying out these programs, the Party has to find concrete mechanisms for restructuring its work, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The President of Kazakhstan, placing greater focus on the importance of putting together action-oriented proposals for continued transformation of the Party, heard the report of Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed, the Party’s First Deputy Chairman.