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Attainment of independence

In December 1979 Nursultan Nazarbaev was elected the secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan on industrial issues, thus becoming the youngest in the administration.
On 24 April 1990 Nursultan Nazarbaev was elected the first President of the republic by the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR.
December 1991 —August 1995
In offered work values of modern Kazakhstan society among which independence is considered by the author as the main value are analyzed.
Independence is our greatest asset, the crown of the Kazakh people in celebration of its centuries-long struggle for the right to be masters of their own land and their own destiny.
1991 on December 16 Declaration of the state independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan