Today, Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Kazakhstan – Chairman of the Republican Headquarters of Referendum Support Nurlan Uteshev held a meeting with the Trade Union Center of Zhambyl region, cultural workers and the staff of the Akbakai deposit of JSC “AK Altynalmaz”.
The meeting is dedicated to explaining the proposed amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Opening the meeting, the Chairman of the Republican Staff noted the importance of the upcoming constitutional reform for trade unions and spoke about the content of some new norms.
“It is planned to amend Article 33 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In particular, the amendments that the people are the owners of land and natural resources. This measure is a step of socio-political significance based on the principle of social justice. At the same time, as a result of the constitutional reform, the legislative branch of government will undergo significant changes. For example, the powers of the President will be reduced, the role and status of the Parliament will be significantly strengthened,” Nurlan Uteshev said.
According to him, the proposed amendments to the Constitution are aimed at protecting the fundamental rights and guarantees of every citizen, as well as ensuring stability and unity in society.
“We hope that the constitutional reform will expand the opportunities for our citizens to participate in government. In this regard, we call on the members of the trade union to take an active part in the upcoming referendum so that every worker can live with dignity and increase the potential of the country,” the head of the Republican Headquarters said.
In turn, Chairman of the Trade Union Center of Zhambyl region – Chairman of the regional headquarters Baglan Karashulakov said that the headquarters is systematically working to explain the constitutional reform in the labor collectives of the region and social networks.
Employees of the Akbakai deposit of Altynalmaz JSC and the regional sphere of culture expressed support for the proposed changes and noted the importance of participation in the referendum of every citizen of our country.