mandag 23. november 2015

Kazakhstan's 75-year-old president tells civil servants to retire at 63

Kazakhstan’s 75-year-old leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has issued a heartfelt call to public servants to step aside after 25 years in the job and make way for fresh blood. The long-serving president did not immediately announce any plans to step down from his own post, which he has held for 25 years. “It is necessary to establish a clear position on public servants retiring when they reach the legal retirement age,” Nazarbayev, who is considerably older than the usual retirement age for men of 63, told a cabinet meeting in remarks quoted by Tengri NewsRead more