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Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev, the former President of Kazakhstan, who remains the paramount leader of Kazakhstan, is a descendant of Genghis Khan. His daughter Dariga is currently chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan, which means, that she is first in the line of succession to the presidency of Kazakhstan, if Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who is a close ally of Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev dies or resigns.
Traditionally, you had to be a descendant of Genghis Khan in order to be Khan of Kazakhstan. The Kazakhs are very fond of Genghis Khan, and despite speaking a Turkic language, they are culturally close to the Mongols. They Kazakhs are influenced by Iranic culture too. The Kazakhs celebrate Nauryz on March 21, which is similar to Newroz, the Kurdish New Year. I would like Kazakhstan to become a hereditary monarchy ruled by the Nazarbayev family. The Nazarbayev regime is by far the best majority Muslim polity except KRG (the autonomous regional government of South (Iraqi) Kurdistan). The Nazarbayev regime is a dictatorship, but it's staunchly secularist. Kazakhstan and Kurdistan both grant religious freedom and allow apostasy from Islam. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which is a moderate Muslim state, bans apostasy from Islam. To me, full freedom of religion, including the right to convert from Islam to another religion, is very important. I'm a Nestorian Christian Kurd, whose Lutheran German ancestor married a Muslim Kurdish woman. They both converted to Nestorian Christianity. It couldn't have happened without the Tanzimat reforms of the Ottoman Empire, which legalized apostasy from Islam. Kazakhstan and Kurdistan both grant academically talented students the right to tuition-free university education. Tuition-free university education is very important to me, because denying an academically talented young man or young woman from a poor background the right to an university education is grossly unfair. Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev became the leader of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan in 1989, but he abandoned Communism in September 1991. Despite being staunchly secularist, the Nazarbayev regime rejects state atheism. Kazakhstan currently has a market economy and allows private enterprise to exist, and Kazakhstan is a quite prosperous country. Agricultural land is state-owned, but individual farmers are allowed to lease a plot of land. I prefer the Kazakhstani system of land ownership to capitalist agribusiness. I strongly oppose expropriation of privately owned agricultural land without fair compensation, but I'm opposed to privatization of state-owned agricultural land, because I prefer family farms on land leased from the state to capitalist agribusiness.