18 May 2007
In 2007, the Article about the capital Astana was added to the Constitution of Kazakhstan
The first article of Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan states the democracy, secular, legal and social state, whose highest values are people, their life, rights and freedoms. As acknowledged by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan's Constitution is the foundation of freedom. Thus, the Constitution gave the people of Kazakhstan the most important thing - the right of choice.
In accordance with the amended Basic Law of May 18, 2007 at the joint session of Parliament, in the form of government of Kazakhstan is a unitary state with a presidential-parliamentary form of government.
18 May 1936
Olzhas Suleimenov - a poet, turcologist, screenwriter, permanent representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to UNESCO was born
18 May 2007
In 2007, the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted amendments to the Constitution that limits the power of the President by two terms
May 18, 2007 the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted amendments to the Constitution that limits the power of the President by two terms. Besides the Parliament adopted amendments proposed by a group of deputies to eliminate restrictions on the number of presidential terms for Nursultan Nazarbayev.