Kazakhstan elected new leader
11, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Kazakhstan elected the successor of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev with 70% of the vote.
- The victory of Kassym Jomart-Tokayev was never in doubt after he received the blessing of powerful Nazarbayev.
- His nearest opposition rival Amirzhan Kosanov had around 15%.