News Center -TDO- Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Ankara Yerkebulan Sapiev hosted an event on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Turkey: August 29 - International Day Against Nuclear Tests and August 30 - Constitution Day.
Head of Department, Deputy Director General for Central Asia and the Caucasus Şener Cebeci, Middle East Technical University lecturer and Foreign Policy Institute President Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağcı, Ahmet Yesevi International Kazakh-Turkish University Chairman of the Board of Trustees Mühittin Şimşek, YDA Holding Board Member Cüneyt Arslan, ASELSAN Financial Management Deputy General Manager Mehmet Fatih Güçlü, Yıldızlar SSS Holding Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Dr. Fethi Ağalar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan and guests attended.
After the speeches on the subject, the "wind instruments orchestra" of the Ethno-Folk Ensemble affiliated to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan gave a concert.
August 29 is celebrated as the International Day to Combat Nuclear Weapons Testing. It was established by resolution 64/35, which was adopted unanimously at the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 2 December 2009. In particular, the resolution calls for raising awareness of the harmful effects of nuclear weapons test explosions or other nuclear explosions, and to stop them as one of the means to achieving the goal of a nuclear weapons-free world. The decision was presented by Kazakhstan in commemoration of the closure of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site on August 29, 1991.
The Constitution of Kazakhstan was adopted by a general referendum held on August 30, 1995, with the participation of more than 8 million citizens, and entered into force. According to the new Constitution, a presidential system was established in Kazakhstan and a bicameral parliament was established. August 30 was declared 'Constitution Day' and a national holiday.
In the first article of the Constitution of Kazakhstan, it was noted that Kazakhstan is a democratic, secular and rule of law, and the highest value is the individual, his life, law and freedom.