Kassym-Jomart Tokayev officially became the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The inauguration of President of Kazakhstan Qasym-Jomart Toqayev took place in Nur-Sultan. The official inauguration ceremony of the president took place in the capital’s independence palace. The First President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, attended the event. During the inauguration, Qasym-Jomart Toqayev took an oath.
QASYM-JOMART TOQAYEV, PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN:
- I solemnly swear to faithfully serve people of Kazakhstan, strictly follow the Constitution and laws of Kazakhstan as well as guarantee rights and freedoms of citizens, and fulfill in good faith the high duties assigned to me, the President of Kazakhstan.
On Sunday, June 9th, Qasym-Jomart Toqayev won the presidential election. According to official data of the Central Election Commission, he earned 70.96% of the vote. 6 million 535,000 715 people voted for him. The voter turnout was estimated at 77.5%.