Father of the Nation: Man of Peace (Russian)
A Record of Leadership
This special publication analyses the leadership of First President Nursultan Nazarbayev in both Kazakhstan and the wider world. This book charts the achievements and vision of one of the world?s great nation builders in an historical, political, economic, religious and ethnic context ? describing his initiatives for global harmony and the development of Kazakhstan as a modern, dynamic state with a prominent international role. In 1991 Nursultan Nazarbayev became the first President of an independent Kazakhstan following the breakup of the Soviet Union. The country faced significant challenges and through resolute and wise leadership he has transformed Kazakhstan into one of the fastest developing and most dynamic states in Eurasia. The First President has conceived many international initiatives to ensure global security, promote economic development and encourage inter-faith harmony. It was First President Nursultan Nazarbayev who took the courageous decision in 1991 to renounce the world?s fourth largest nuclear arsenal, enabling Kazakhstan and the entire Central Asian region to become free of nuclear weapons. Father of the Nation provides insight and understanding of a significant global leader.