On coins and banknotes tenge, the national currency of Kazakhstan will disappear and the inscriptions on the Russian language. This follows from the decree of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev from December 2018, published Friday on the website of the legal information system “Adilet”.
Now on coins and banknotes tenge Dating of the inscription in the Kazakh and Russian languages. But under the new presidential decree, the national currency should be issued only in the state language of the Republic. The use of foreign languages will be allowed only for registration of collection and investment coins.
According to the Constitution of Kazakhstan, the status of the state has only the Kazakh language. Thus, according to the provisions of the Basic law, the Russian language should be used in state institutions and local governments along with the Kazakh.
The reason for the refusal of the Russian language in Kazakhstan notes to the text of the decree is not called.