Nursultan Nazarbayev is a scale personality of modern world history. He managed to bring Kazakhstan to a high international level, saying the entire community of the countries of the peaceful, nuclear-free policy.

Strategic thinking, ability to anticipate the course of history and far-sighted, balanced policy of President Nursultan Nazarbayev provided the Kazakhstan sustainable development on a multi-ethnic basis, rightfully placing him among the progressive-minded politicians in the world.

Today they say around the world about uniqueness of the model of public peace and harmony built in Kazakhstan, called "The Kazakhstan way" or "Nazarbayev's Model". This experience attracts great interest of politicians and scientists of the whole world. The ideas and initiatives of the President of Kazakhstan become a subject of in-depth studies, they are spoken about and written by leading mass media.

In this section the most significant publications of foreign media about a phenomenon of the First President of Kazakhstan – the Leader Nation are provided.  


Vladimir Putin. The President of the Russian Federation

    Nursultan Nazarbayev is a long enough in politics; he came into politics since Soviet times. Moreover, the first thing that surprised me, and surprises so far is that he was a very modern man... How does he have that is the sense of the modern world?!

Donald Trump. President of the United States

I welcome Kazakhstan and you, Mr. President, for your vision and leadership in promoting a global dialogue on energy security issues through EXPO 2017. I hope to further strengthen the strategic partnership between the United States and Kazakhstan, based on mutual respect and common interests.  

Recep Tayyip Erdogan. President of Turkey

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is an extraordinary personality of our time and aksakal of the Turkic world. We welcome and support the international initiatives of Nursultan Nazarbayev. The authority of the President of Kazakhstan in the Turkic world is very high. Nursultan Nazarbayev’s huge contribution to the development of relations with the fraternal Turkish people, to the unity of the Turkic peoples as a whole should not go unmentioned.  

Xi Jinping. Chairman of the People's Republic of China

A solid foundation of partnership between our countries was laid Благодаря thanks to President Nursultan Nazarbayev. President Nazarbayev made considerable efforts to strengthen friendship of our countries for many years. Nursultan Nazarbayev’s an invaluable contribution to the development of relations between Kazakhstan and China are known and deeply respected by China.  

Ilham Aliyev. President of Azerbaijan

Consistent wise policy of the leadership of Kazakhstan, aimed to peaceful interaction in the region, largely contributes to the maintenance of security in it. Kazakhstan has become a powerful country. Therefore, its role and importance on the issues of a regional nature are increasing, and we will only be happy about it. I saw a new capital. I was very impressed by the pace of construction, the beauty that is created.

George Bush. The President of the United States (1989-1993)

  Dear Mr. President, please accept my congratulations on first Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under Your leadership, Kazakhstan has made great progress in the international recognition and the exercise of political and economic reforms over the past years.

Barack Obama. The President of the USA (2009-2017)

  President Nazarbayev is one of the model leaders in the world in nonproliferation and nuclear security. Kazakhstan is a perfect example of how a country can renounce nuclear weapons and achieve greater security and economic prosperity.

Kofi Annan. The UN Secretary General (1997-2006)

  Kazakhstan is different from some CIS countries, there is peace and stability, and there is an economic growth in the country. Kazakhstan can serve as an example of the state in which peacefully coexist different Nations and where you see ethnic diversity as a blessing and not a scourge.

Ban Ki-Moon. UN Secretary-General (2007-2016)

  You have made a wise and far-sighted decision to abandon nuclear weapons after independence, and promote initiatives for the establishment of a zone free from nuclear weapons in Central Asia. You provide personnel in UN peacekeeping missions in Nepal and Iraq, as well as material resources to the funds and programs of the United Nations.      

Margaret Thatcher. Prime Minister (1979-1990)

  I believe that President Nazarbayev is the person capable in the current difficult situation in the Soviet Union after a failed military coup to do a lot for preservation of the Union. In addition, this is very important in the world.