Bishkek, October 16 / Kabar /. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram of congratulations to Sooronbay Jeenbekov in connection with his election to the post of the president of Kyrgyzstan. This is reported on the site of Kazakh President's web-site akorda.kz.
In his letter, Nazarbayev expressed confidence that Kyrgyzstan will achieve new successes under the leadership of Jeenbekov on the path of its development.
"I believe that the relations based on mutually beneficial cooperation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will continue to develop for the benefit of our countries. I wish you health and success in a responsible state post, and to the entire brotherly Kyrgyz people of a peaceful sky and prosperity," the telegram reads.
Recall, on October 15, presidential elections took place in Kyrgyzstan. According to preliminary data of the Central Election Commission, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, gained 54.8% of the vote, Omurbek Babanov scored more than 33.7% of the vote.