Home Nation World Business Politics Odd & Weird Region Entertainment Education
Pardaphash Logo
Hindi


Kazakhstan President wants to change country's name into Kazakh Eli




Published by: Shubhanshu Sharma
Published on: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 at 11:02 IST
Kazakhstan President wants to change country's name into Kazakh Eli
Almaty: Expressing his desire to change the name of Kazakhstan, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday that is the people of the country agree, he would like to change the its official name to Kazakh Eli.

"Our country's name ends with suffix 'stan' as other Central Asian states do," Xinhua quoted the president as saying at the Intellectual School in Atyrau in western Kazakhstan.

Foreigners are interested in Mongolia, whose population is only two million people, while the name of the country does not end with 'stan', Nazarbayev said.

Perhaps Kazakhstan, with a population of almost 17 million, should be renamed Kazakh Eli, but this issue has to be discussed with the people, he added. In the Kazakh language, Kazakh Eli means the Kazakh country.

This phrase was proposed by Kazakh leaders a long time ago.

A monument named Kazakh Eli was built in the capital Astana in 2009 to commemorate the country's independence in 1991 when it broke away from the Soviet Union.

Previous
PM, Prez pay last tributes to Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam
PM, Prez pay last tributes to Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Snaps | See rare gallery
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Snaps | See rare gallery
See Selena Gomez seductive photos collection days ahead of her 23rd birthday
See Selena Gomez seductive photos collection days ahead of her 23rd birthday
Shahrukh Khan starrer Raees first look
Shahrukh Khan starrer Raees first look
Kim Kardashian sports gold bra; poses in NUDE bodysuit
Kim Kardashian sports gold bra; poses in NUDE bodysuit
Ranveer Singh's heart stirring gesture, see what!
Ranveer Singh's heart stirring gesture, see what!
In Pics | Mithun Chakraborty, Punit Pathak, Gaiti Siddiqui & Mudassar and Jay Bhanushali at the launch of Dance India Dance (DID) Season 5
In Pics | Mithun Chakraborty, Punit Pathak, Gaiti Siddiqui & Mudassar and Jay Bhanushali at the launch of Dance India Dance (DID) Season 5
Marathi film Welcome Zindagi's Premiere at Metro Big Cinemas in Mumbai
Marathi film Welcome Zindagi's Premiere at Metro Big Cinemas in Mumbai
Miley Cyrus bares all for Paper Magazine
Miley Cyrus bares all for Paper Magazine
Bruce Jenner finally debuts as Caitlyn on Vanity Fair
Bruce Jenner finally debuts as Caitlyn on Vanity Fair
Feel the heat with Sofia Hayat's bikini pics for Victoria's Secret
Feel the heat with Sofia Hayat's bikini pics for Victoria's Secret
AbRam poses very much like father Shah Rukh Khan
AbRam poses very much like father Shah Rukh Khan
PardaPhash's 4th Anniversary Graced by Principal Secretary, Information, Navneet Sehgal
PardaPhash's 4th Anniversary Graced by Principal Secretary, Information, Navneet Sehgal
IPL 2015 CSK vs MI Final: Mumbai Indians winning moments
IPL 2015 CSK vs MI Final: Mumbai Indians winning moments
Deepika Padukone’s Piku success bash, a starry affair
Deepika Padukone’s Piku success bash, a starry affair
Next
BREAKING NEWS
Two out of four Indians abducted by ISIS in Libya rescued
 
Opinion Polls
Will MIM, Asaduddin Owaisi’s entry in UP affect Samajwadi Party’s Muslim vote bank?
Yes
No
Can't Say


Pardaphash name, logo and all associated elements ® and © 2011 Mahakaal News Management Pvt. Ltd.
All rights reserved. Pardaphash and the Pardaphash logo are registered marks of Mahakaal News management Pvt. Ltd.
Pardaphash is hosted with Enzoo could compute engine.
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
This page is generated in : 0.01 Seconds




EXCLUSIVE: Incredible achievements of 'The People’s President' Dr APJ Abdul Kalam