September 13, 2017 in the House of Friendship of Almaty a round table was held on the topic "Features of the transition of the Kazakh language to the Latin alphabet", conducted within the framework of the implementation of the program article of the Head of State "A glance at the future: modernization of public consciousness". Organizers: Secretariat of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan in Almaty, Service for Support of the House of Friendship of Almaty.
Deputy Chairman of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan Khamedov AM, Head of the Secretariat of the ANC in Almaty NA Balgambaev, Head of the Almaty Language Development Department Akhetov MK, leaders and activists of the republican and urban ethno-cultural associations took part in the meeting. , youth of the city, representatives of ethno-media.
Within the framework of the round table on the issues of the transition of the Kazakh language into Latin alphabet, the speakers were: Abilfas Khamedov, Deputy Chairman of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan; Mirzoyev Knyaz Ibrahimović - Chairman of the Kurds Association of Kazakhstan "Barbang"; Ahetov Mamay Kanievich - Head of the Almaty Language Development Department; Asiyev Shahismail Akhmetovich - Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Center "Ahyska"; Kan Georgiy Vasilyevich - deputy chairman of the Almaty Korean National Center, a member of the national commission for the implementation of the program for the modernization of public consciousness; Lukashev Vsevolod Anatolievich - Chairman of the Kazakh Russian Cultural Center; Karapetyan Artush Mesropovich - chairman of the Association of Armenian Cultural Centers of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Nairi".
The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the issues of the project on the phased transition of the Kazakh language to the Latin alphabet and to carry out relevant activities to assist in the implementation of this project. The participants of the event shared the opinion that all directions of spiritual modernization of public consciousness are aimed at further support and successful implementation of the long-term programs adopted earlier and contribute to the achievement of Kazakhstan's better future. It was also noted that the issue of the translation of the Kazakh language into the Latin alphabet has matured for a long time. In the Strategy "Kazakhstan-2050" Nursultan Abishevich already spoke about the transition to the Latin alphabet since 2025.
The Latin alphabet will only be firmly consolidated in everyday life, while in society there is already an understanding that the separation from the Russian language, into which many books are translated, will not happen.
Summarizing the results of the roundtable, the participants once again noted that members of ethno-cultural associations of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan will make every effort to contribute to the modernization of public consciousness.