TurkPA Chairman-in-Office spoke at the 135th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
Within the general debates N.Nigmatulin noted that human rights and fundamental rights, respect to which is the significant factor of peace and well-being, were necessary in ensuring development of friendly relations and cooperation among all the states and peoples.
-This year Kazakhstan marks 25th anniversary of its independence. During a relatively short period our country lead by the First President Nursultan Nazarbayev achieved remarkable results in carrying out political and social-economic reforms. Huge work has been done in ensuring the citizens’ election rights, representation, gender equality and human rights, said N.Nigmatulin.
As the Majilis Speaker said, in Kazakhstan a dynamically developing national system of protecting the human rights has been created, the Commission on human rights under the President of Kazakhstan being one of its important parts.
Nurlan Nigmatulin reminded that in the last years Kazakhstan has carried out a number of reforms in the field of improving the national legislation and so once again showed that the country adheres to the principles of democracy and ensuring human rights in the country.