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NUR OTAN

NUR OTAN

NUR OTAN - ruling national party of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 1999, the party was registered as the Republican political party “Otan”, headed by the first president of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev. In the same year, the Party of People's Union of Kazakhstan Unity, the Democratic Party of Kazakhstan, the Liberal Movement of Kazakhstan, the “For Kazakhstan - 2030” Movement joined the RPP Otan. In 2002, the composition of the RPP Otan expanded with the inclusion of People's Cooperative Party of Kazakhstan and Republican Political Party of Labour. In 2006, a merger with the Asar party took place, in the same year the Civic and Agrarian parties joined the party. Later, the RPP Otan was renamed into the People's Democratic Party "Nur Otan". Then the party was rebranded in 2013: the Nur Otan PDP was renamed into the Nur Otan party. In 2016, the representation of the party in the Mazhilis (the lower house of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan) amounted to 78%, having received 84 seats. As of 2020, the party has approximately 835,000 members. The party's chairman is Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev. First Deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan Party - Bauyrjan Qydyrgaliuly Baibek. The main goal of the party is to build an economically strong, democratic, secular, legal, social state with developed institutions of civil society and a modern competitive political system. The structure of the party consists of regional branches (regions, cities of republican significance and the capital); territorial branches (districts and cities); created in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and primary party organizations. Regional branches of the party are created in all regions, cities of republican significance and the capital. The party has a youth wing called Zhas Otan. The organization was created in the form of a public association at the 1st Zhas Otan congress on May 14, 2008 in Astana. It has branches in all regions of the country, the number of the organization was more than 106 thousand members as of 2019. The central council of the youth wing includes deputies of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, Mäslihats of all levels, leaders of youth NGOs, young sportspeople and cultural figures. Official website of the party: http://nurotan.kz