Danial Akhmetov and Akhmetzhan Yessimov received First President's awards 13 декабря 2012, 17:42
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Danial Akhmetov received First President's award. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Prior to the Independence Day Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev handed state awards, Tengrinews.kz reports.
First Kazakhstan President – Yelbasy – Nursultan Nazarbayev awards were presented to Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the Eurasian Economic Commission Danial Akhmetov and Almaty Akim (Mayor) Akhmetzhan Yessimov.
Otan decoration was awarded to president of Sokolovsko-Sarbaiskoye Mining Union Mukhametzhan Turdakhunov.
Barys First Class decorations were given to president of Kazakhstan Electrolytic Plant Almaz Ibragimov and Akim (Governor) of East-Kazakhstan oblast Berdibek Saparbayev.
Professor of Satpayev Kazakhstan National Technical University Abdigappar Ashimov, Minister of Oil and Gas Sauat Mynbayev and head of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund received Barys Second Class decorations.
Barys Third Class decorations were awarded to board member and independent director of Kazakhstan radio and TV channel Sultan Orazaly and labor veteran Kakimbek Salykov.
Parasat (Nobility in Kazakh) decorations were awarded to Akim (Governor) of Zhambyl oblast Kanat Bozymbayev, deputy Prime-Minister Yerbol Orynbayev, chairman of the National Scientific Cardiac-Surgery Center Yuriy Pya and chairman of the Central Election Commission Kuandyk Turgankulov.
According to President Nazarbayev, the state awards are being handed not only in Akorda today but also in all other regions of the country.
“I congratulate you on your awards. This is a big achievement for any person to receive such an appraisal of his job. This is a very important instrument of support and motivation to a better work. There are many awardees: the awards are presented today on my behalf all over Kazakhstan. Akims and Ministers are awarding decorations and medals in all the regions today. I hope that the awardees will take it as a big credit of trust in their job and will be an role model in their activities and in achievement of the tasks our country is facing,” Nazarbayev said.
After the awarding ceremony the holder of the First President’s decoration Danial Akhmetov, who was away from the public political arena for a long time, told the journalists about his work in the Eurasian Economic Commission.
“I will take all the efforts to justify the President’s high trust. I am working as Minister of Energy and Infrastructure in the Eurasian Economic Commission. This is a very tense and interesting work. I suppose, this is quite a new stage in my life as well,” Akhmetov said.
By Renat Tashkinbayev