Nazarbayev’s article ‘Spiritual Testament of Abai’ gets published
The article ‘Spiritual Testament of Abai’ by the First President of Kazakhstan was published. In it, he makes an analysis of the life of the great philosopher and the founder of the Enlightenment era in the Kazakh steppe, that began at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Nursultan Nazarbayev also reflects on Abai’s role in modern society, emphasizing that his legacy became the moral guide of the nation. In his article, the First President highlights the fact that he turned to the commandments of Abai and, through their prism, shaped in his mind the image of the country’s future. Nursultan Nazarbayev also recalls how his journey of studying Abai began.
He emphasizes that in the year of Abai’s 175th birth anniversary the novel coronavirus spread all over the world. Kazakhstan’s First President said that we will overcome these temporary difficulties guided by the faith in the bright future and quoted the words of Abai. In conclusion of the article, he notes that Abai’s words and ideas will always find concrete embodiment in creative deeds and aspirations.