I Congress

Speech of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy N.Nazarbayev at the opening of the First Congress

Dear leaders and representatives of world and traditional national religions!

Today, the ancient Kazakh land has been awarded a great honor - it invites leaders and high representatives of world and traditional national religions from all over the globe to a dialogue between civilizations and religions.

I welcome you on the Kazakh land, I want to express my sincere gratitude that you responded to our invitation to gather together.

N.Nazarbayev's speech after being elected as a Chairman of the Congress

Dear participants of the Congress!

I have the great honor to declare the Congress of World and Traditional National Religions open!

Today's Congress is attended by delegations of all religions of the world, a total of 17 delegations of various religious trends, honored guests and representatives of international organizations.