As Russian president Vladimir Putin once received this award, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will receive the highest (ninth) dan in taekwondo in Ak Orda Palace on January 21, by World Taekwondo Federation president Dr. Chungwon Choue.
As per vestnikkavkaza.net, the Korean delegation will stay in Astana for four days. It will observe the city and see performances of the best Kazakh taekwondo fighters. President Nazarbayev will receive the ninth dan for the support given by the government to its taekwondo fighters.
Only four people in the world have received such high dan.