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Director-General Delivers Secretary-General’s message at Kazakhstan Independence Anniversary

15 December 2011

The Director-General delivered the message of the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at the celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan. Extending his congratulations, the Secretary-General commended Kazakhstan’s steadfast commitment to the goal of a world free from nuclear weapons and its progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals. He highlighted Kazakhstan’s active engagement in promoting interethnic harmony and inter-religious dialogue and expressed his best wishes for a prosperous, democratic and successful Kazakhstan