Productive efforts and constructive solutions - Tokayev about Congress of the Leaders of World Religions
The Senate Chairman delivered his speech at the Secretariat of the Congress of the Leaders of World Religions' session.
A regular session of the Secretariat of the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions has taken place in Astana. Chairman of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in his speech noted that a sustainable way of the Congress's productive efforts would eventually lead to constructive solutions, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
"Geography of participants and high guests of the Congress expands. It implies that even more people and countries engage in the global dialogue. Kazakhstan is known for its inter-ethnic and public concord. Therefore, it is only natural that our country presents a site for the joint search for ways to deal with international conflicts, to strengthen the principles of tolerance and mutual understanding. Over the years of independence, Kazakhstan has held a number of large reforms that facilitated the achievements of the country's high economic growth, social stability, demographic development," said Tokayev.
According to him, as of today, Kazakhstan witnesses a new wave if its ideological transportation evolution.
"The modernization of public concord set in the 'Rukhani zhangyru' programme initiated by the head of state is the next stage in the implementation of the tasks to join the advanced countries. The key leitmotif laying the foundations of spiritual modernization was President Nursultan Nazarbayev's point on openness and susceptibility to the best achievements that the modern world has. The President's this point fully corresponds to the trends of the times and matches with the ideas and tasks of the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions," said the Chairman.
He added that the participants of the Congress were to have intense and tedious work.
"I am also sure that the sustainable way of productive efforts will lead to constructive solutions," said Tokayev.