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Parliament approved renaming of Astana as Nursultan

20 March 2019 16:55

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Today, at the joint sitting of the chambers, the Parliament of Kazakhstan has adopted a decision to rename the capital of the country Astana as Nursultan.

"We have just conceptually approved this draft law. No remarks were submitted. I suggest approving this draft law. Please, vote. The decision has been adopted," said Chairman of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin.

At the instruction of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, it was decided to rename the capital without a referendum.

Astana has been officially renamed as Nursultan.

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