Delegates from Russia, China, Germany, Turkey, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan among whom distinguished economist of Russia Nikita Iskakov, doctor of historical sciences, lecturer of Istanbul university Abduakhap Kara, director of cardiosurgery institute of Kyrgyzstan, academician Seyitkhan Zhoshybayev and others spoke at the meeting. There are more than 300 delegates from 32 countries of near and far-abroad countries gathered at the Kurultay.
Welcoming meeting participants the President Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that for the first time World Kurultay of Kazakhs is taking place in new capital of Kazakhstan that has already become a symbol of all round rapid and progressive growth of the country.
- We have inexhaustible intellectual wealth. Its main value is love of motherland, Kazakh patriotism. And the main measure is accord, peace and stability. Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that in this meaning Kazakhstan is also happy because more than 120 nations, representatives of 46 confessions entirely support conducted course for political stability and interethnic accord.
Head of the State said that among CIS countries Kazakhstan is the only state systematically repatriating foreign compatriots dispersed around the world and allocates for it sound budget funds.