Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns As Kazakhstan President

Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan has decided to resign from his post after 30 long years. He made this announcement on a television while addressing the people of the country. Nazarbayev is often known as Leader of the Nation and was the first president of Kazakhstan after being separated from Soviet Union.

In 2015 election, he had won about 98 percent vote and got selected as the president for another term. Nazarbayev did not mention any reason behind his resignation which will come into effect from Wednesday and meanwhile the constitution of Kazakhstan allows the speaker of upper house to be the head till the new president gets selected.