MAJILIS OF THE PARLIAMENT OF KAZAKHSTAN DISSOLVED
January 21, 2016

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on 20thof January, 2016 dissolved the Majilis (Lower House) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, which is in charge of TurkPA, and appointed early parliamentary elections for the 20th March, 2016.

The decision of the Head of State is based on the appeal of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan to the President of Kazakhstan made on 13th January, 2016 to appoint early elections due to global economic crisis that is negatively affecting the country’s economy as well as other challenges the international community currently is facing. Prior to his decision Kazakhstan’s President has held a number of consultations with the high dignitaries of Kazakhstan.