The lecture "The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbayev: stages of formation of the historical personality" was held in the capital school No. 68.  The event dedicated to the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan allowed students to learn many interesting facts about the life and activities of Nursultan Nazarbayev. Of particular interest were photos of school years of Elbassy, stories about his sports victories, about a meeting with the first cosmonaut of the world Yury Gagarin and many other things.  

The materials of the lecture revealed the image of the First President not only as a politician, but also as a bright, charismatic personality, an extraordinary and visionary person. Students learned about his school years, victories in sports, the correspondence with the Chinese young teacher Zhou Bai Xiao, participation in congresses and festivals along with the progressive youth of the Soviet Union, one of which the young N. Nazarbayev visited with the world's first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. It was in 1962 at the XIV Congress of the Komsomol and the world festival of youth and students, which was held in Helsinki under the motto "for peace and friendship".

During the lesson, lecturer, leading researcher of the Library of Elbassy Laila Omarova presented to the children documents from the personal archive of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as materials collected in the research expeditions of Library employees in Kaskelen, Shamalgan, Ushkonyr, in the cities of Temirtau, Karaganda, Dneprodzerzhinsk.

The meeting with students was held in the context of the elective course "Elbasytanu", in which students also meet with colleagues, classmates of the First President of Kazakhstan.

At the end of the lecture, head teacher for educational work of school No. 68 Zhanat Rustemova expressed gratitude to the leadership and employees of the Library of Elbassy for a meaningful event:

- This lecture allowed us to get in touch with the history of our country, with the biography of the world-recognized initiator of integration and peacekeeping ideas, the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The personality of Elbassy should be an example for the younger generation. The atmosphere at the lecture was wonderful, the children with great pleasure answered questions, asked about the biography of Elbassy.

Nurseit Kaldybek, an 8th-grade student, school No. 68:

- It is very interesting to learn about the biography of the First President, the difficulties he overcame. The values that his parents instilled in him - respect for work, homeland, simple workers - he kept for life.


Alua Kemenbek, an 8th-grade student, school No. 68:

- We study the biography of Elbassy to understand how and why there were certain changes in the country, which determined the choice of strategy of the First President. When we grow up, we will tell our children how one of the great politicians of our time N. Nazarbayev created our independent state.