The scientific-research mission in Shymkent were carried out by the employees of the of Scientific and applied research service – the head of service Musina N.K., senior research officer Omarova L.A. on April 2017.

The main purpose of the trip was to collect materials on the biography and work activities of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation N.A. Nazarbayev, experience exchange and further training.

One of the most important pages of the working biography of the Head of State is connected with the formation of the first-born of the Kazakh metallurgy – the Karaganda Metallurgical Combine, which attracted people of different nationalities from different countries and regions of the republic. Future metallurgists were trained in Ukraine, in the technical school in Dneprodzerzhinsk city.

Natives from the South-Kazakhstan region (about 30 people) were in the «steel appeal», they with N.A. Nazarbayev passed labor, spiritual training in those years. Spayev Telman, Orazbaev Ismail, Saparbayev Yermantai, Myrzametov Akbar, Kistaubaev Marat, Abduramanov Amanali and Karimov Asetolla shared with their memories during the interview. The cronies of the Head of the State handed over copies of photo documents to the archive fund of the Library from their personal archive had documented the years of study in Dneprodzerzhinsk, traditional meetings with the President of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev in Shymkent and Karaganda.

N.A. Nazarbayev’s classmates still occupy an active life position, serve as an example for the younger generation. On the basis of the South Kazakhstan regional museum of local-history with the cronies of the Head of the State, was organized and held a joint event in the form of a «round table» «Өнегелі өмір, өшпес мұра». On the values of modern Kazakhstani society was held exchange of views, the participants discussed the provisions of N.A. Nazarbayev's program article «The Course towards future: modernization of public conscience».

Also, during the visit and acquaintance with the activities of the South Kazakhstan Regional Universal Scientific Library named after A.S. Pushkin and the regional universal scientific library «Otyrar» were selected media materials relating the life and work of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev.

It should be noted, well-coordinated work of partners – the employees of the South-Kazakhstan regional museum of local history under the leadership of the director G. Arenova in facilitating the organization of events.