On the day of the Presenting of credentials to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan appointed Ambassador of a foreign state arrives to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and enter to the guest room.
Accompanying persons (senior diplomats of the Embassy, interpreter) leaves before by minibus to the Palace of President "Akorda".
The Ambassador of a foreign state (with his spouse) goes by the executive class car provided by the Kazakhstan side, accompanied by police to the Palace of President "Akorda".
At the main entrance the Protocol Officer of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan meets Guest and inviting to the Palace.
Appointed Ambassador goes through to a specially designated place on the carpet in the lobby of the Palace.
Ambassadors line up in order of seniority on the carpet (seniority of the appointed Ambassadors of foreign states shall be the date of arrival in Kazakhstan).
The commandant gives a welcome report. The Republican Guard performs the national anthem of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ambassadors (alternately, in order of seniority) go to the flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and welcoming the state symbol by a slight bow of the head. Further Ambassador and his accompanying persons take the lift to the third floor and goes to the "East Hall", where they await the Ceremony.
Prior to the ceremony, appointed Ambassadors invited to the Hall and briefly informed about the upcoming ceremony.
The Аmbassador of a foreign state goes to the center of the Hall, stops at the designated place (opposite the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan) and presents letter of credence to the Head of state. Further follows handshakes and photographing.
During photographing Ambassador's spouse stays to the left of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Head of state goes to the speech-Tribune.
After the statements "the champagne glass» offered and informal conversation.
After the ceremony of presenting of credentials Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the foreign state makes a brief statement to the media.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the foreign state goes on the carpet to the flag and presents his compliments by slight bow of the head in the lobby of the Palace, then Ambassador goes to a specially designated place (carpet), turns and slight bow of the head thanks a Chief of the Guard. After, accompanied by his spouse leaves the Palace and goes to the Residence.
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