Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko sent a congratulatory telegram to the first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of his 80th birthday, for his contributions to the achievements of the modern Republic.

About it reports a press-service of Nazarbayev.

“Under your professional guidance the people of Kazakhstan was held a truly huge way, creating a country that shows an impressive success in socio-economic development and enjoys well-deserved authority on the international arena,” the telegram to Lukashenko.

The leader of Belarus also praised Nazarbayev’s contribution to the bilateral relations of the republics and the mutual respect of peoples.

Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated Nazarbayev on his 80th birthday and called it a huge merit in development of Kazakhstan.