Independence Day is the main national holiday of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the basis of which was the Constitutional law «About the state independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan» accepted by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan on December 16, 1991. President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev, noting the great importance of adopting this legislative act, said that Президент Республики Казахстан Н.А. Назарбаев, отмечая огромную важность принятия этого законодательного акта, подчеркивал, что «December 16, 1991 the new star, the Republic of Kazakhstan, has been relighted in the constellation of nations».

On December 14 at the Elbassy library was held a solemn meeting of the primary party organization «Тұңғыш» (First) of the branch «Бірлік» (Unity) of the territorial branch of the «Nur Otan» party of Astana, dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

«Independence of Kazakhstan is our common property, pride and wealth. Let it be eternal our happiness have been an independent people! Accept sincere congratulations on the national holiday – Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan! This is the main holiday for all people of Kazakhstan. Your work and perseverance, mind and talent created everything that today the Elbassy library can be proud. I am deeply convinced that your professionalism, dedication to your work will serve the further development of the Library and the country as a whole. I wish you success, good health and prosperity. Let your good deeds multiply the glory of the Great Steppe country!», – noted in his congratulatory speech the deputy director of the Elbassy library Amerkhan Rakhimzhanov.

Then the awarding ceremony of employees of the Elbassy library took place.

The deputy directors of the Elbassy library Kulyaysha Aktaeva and Botagoz Kaipova were awarded with jubilee medals.

Aslan Zhumagulov, expert of the Service of social-educational project:

– The letter of thanks – is a very significant for me award and a nice gift to the Independence Day. Many thanks to the chief staff and collective for assessing our work. Young people were noted along with more experienced employees it’s also pleasant. This is very important for us, it’s a great motivation and evidence that have placed their trust in us. I congratulate everyone with the holiday!

Aida Shaikova, senior research officer of the Service of strategic research and forecasting:

– I express my deep gratitude to the chief staff of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy for appreciating my work. I congratulate everybody on the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan and I want to wish stability, prosperity to our country and successes to all of us!

On this day, 25 employees of the Library were awarded with certificates of honor, 37 employees received letters of thanks.

On December 15, at the award ceremony in Akorda, the head of the excursion organization sector Aymgul Zhankuliyeva was awarded with a high state award – the medal «Ерен еңбегі үшiн» (For labor difference) by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev.