Thailand News

Breaking news headlines

Kazakhstan President Orders Transition to Latin-based Alphabet

1 min read
Kostanay, city centre in Kazakhstan

Kostanay, city centre in Kazakhstan. Photo: thephilippena (Pixabay).

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev inked an executive order on Friday telling his government to prepare the Kazakh alphabet for a transition to Latin letters from Cyrillic ones by 2025.

ALMATY (Sputnik) — “The government of Kazakhstan is to set up a national commission to change the Kazakh alphabet to Latin script; organize a gradual switch to Latin script by 2025,” the document circulated to state media read.

Previously, Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized that the changeover to the new latin-based script would not affect the rights of the country’s Russian speakers.

Full story:

Sputnik International

Leave a Reply

Copyright © 2020 Thailand News. The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Thailand News. All photos and articles are copyright to their respective owners.

By using the site you agree and accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.