"Dear friends! The first stage of the project "100 new persons of Kazakhstan" has been completed. 102 winners of the qualifying round were selected by you through the nationwide online voting. We considered it fair not to limit by a round number, and included two nominees in the list, slightly behind the first hundred" the Minister addressed Kazakhstanis.
Thus, according to his information, more than 340 thousand Kazakhstanis gave for their favorites 1 million 376 thousand votes. This figure is unprecedented for the country, and this is a good indicator that the project is of interest to society.
"There is a lot of work ahead. At present, the Ministry of Information and Communications together with the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan is developing a detailed plan of activities.
In the meantime, I would like to thank all those who took part in the project, journalists who wrote about new persons of the country, volunteers and public figures who supported us.
The collection of applications has shown that there are thousands of worthy in Kazakhstan, by which we can be justly proud and set an example for our children. Opening new persons, we open the one big and common for all of us success story of Independent Kazakhstan!", D. Abayev said.