At the ceremony held at the Nazarbayev University, Astana, the President of Kazakhstan noted that the upcoming Universiade is the biggest sporting event ever in the history of the independent Kazakhstan, which contributes to enhance the unity of the nation.
- All that we have done - we have done for the youth. The Student Games’ social infrastructure and sporting venues of - all that will serve us for years and years, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed confidence that Kazakhstan’s people will support the national team and the Universiade-2017 will be a truly national holiday.
In conclusion, the Head of State wished the athletes good luck and bright victories in the upcoming competitions.