In Kazakhstan mass buying of currency after the statement of Nazarbayev’s resignation

В Казахстане массово скупают валюту после заявления Назарбаева об отставке

In exchange, Kazakhstan flared hype around foreign currency. People are massively buying it after the announcement of the President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev’s resignation. Because of this growing in Kazakhstan, the dollar exchange rate.

First, residents of Kazakhstan are perceived as the fake statement of Nazarbayev’s resignation. But subsequently, all the sites were overwhelmed by this news, told a journalist from Kazakhstan Olga Lihogray, reports “gromadske”.

Unpredictable was the appointment of an acting President, who became Kassim-Zhomart Tokayev.

Some of the exchange offices have stopped selling, since the currency is literally ended, reported Kazakh mass media.

2.5 hours after the statement of Nazarbayev’s resignation, at 21:30 local time, in some exchangers the dollar was selling at the rate of 378,5 tenge per 1 dollar (27.3 USD). And after half an hour, at 22:00, the dollar rose to 385 KZT (of 27.77 hryvnia).

After trading on the Kazakhstan stock exchange the average exchange rate amounted to 376,4 tenge for 1 dollar.

March 19 the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation from the post of head of state after 30 years of rule. Now he will lead the Council security of Kazakhstan and will remain Chairman of the party “Nur Otan”.

The post Nazarbayev will replace Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the current speaker of the Senate of the Parliament of the country. The inauguration ceremony will be held on March 20 at noon.

What is known about Nursultan Nazarbayev? He was the first and only President of Kazakhstan since 1990. When in 1991 the Republic gained sovereignty, Nazarbayev repeatedly won the presidential elections. In 2007, Parliament granted him as the first President the right to run for the post unlimited number of times. Last Nazarbayev won the presidential elections in April 2015, scoring 97.75% of the votes. It was his fifth presidential term.

The current presidential term of Nazarbayev were to be completed in April 2020. In July, Nazarbayev will turn 79.

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В Казахстане массово скупают валюту после заявления Назарбаева об отставке