SOFIA. KAZINFORM A round table on constitutional reform and a national referendum on amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan were held. The event was attended by representatives of experts, political parties, public organizations and the Bulgarian media.
The Ambassador of Kazakhstan Temirtay Izbastin acquainted the participants in detail with the package of reforms initiated by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to modernize the country’s political system and the program of large-scale transformations within the framework of building a “New Kazakhstan”. and informed them about the upcoming referendum on June 5, 2022 to amend the Basic Law.
Chairman of the Federation of Friendship with Russia and the Peoples of CIS Zahari Zahariev welcomed the ongoing reforms of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. According to him, the changes made to the constitution “will give impetus to the further democratization of Kazakh society and will contribute to the improvement of the country’s judicial and law enforcement systems.”
For her part, Nina Dyulgerova, one of the leading Bulgarian political scientists, professor at Varna Free University, added that “the reforms demonstrate clear large-scale changes in the political system, which will bring the country to a new qualitative stage of development in the face of modern global challenges.”
Bulgarian journalist Vatsov stressed that “Tokayev’s leadership, Kazakhstan is the only state in the post-Soviet space to implement reforms of unprecedented scale, which are of exceptional importance within the framework of the initiated changes to the country’s constitution.”
At the end of the meeting, the Bulgarian experts wished success in conducting the forthcoming referendum on the implementation of the planned reforms and further prosperity for the Republic of Kazakhstan.