January 29, 2017. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev participated to the official opening ceremony of the 28th World Winter Universiade-2017 in Almaty.
The Head of State greeted all with the beginning of a grand sports festival in Almaty.
- At the stadium gathered envoys of hundreds of leading universities of the world. Among you there are future Olympians, world championships victors. There are those who will connect the career with the economy, politics, business, - said Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The President of Kazakhstan emphasized the commitment of our country from the first days of its independence ideals of unity, cooperation and aspiration to a secure future.
- In sport, science and culture, we want to convey to every continent Kazakhstan's formula of peace and tolerance development. That is why every day increasing pace of organizational and work with diligence to build this Ice Palace and other objects of the Games - said the Head of State.