Within the framework of the Year of Abay, a research work on “Kunanbay” by academician of NAS of the Republic of Kazakhstan, rector of the Eurasian National University Yerlan Sydykov was presented in the National Academic Library in Nur-Sultan.
The solemn event was attended by state and public figure Myrzatay Zholdasbekov, President of the International Turkic Academy Darkhan Kydyrali, Senate Deputy, well-known journalist Nurtore Zhusup, deputy of the Majilis, Professor Sauytbek Abdrakhmanov, well-known scholars – Namazaly Omashev, Bauyrzhan Omarov, Tursyn Zhurtbai, Omirzak Ozganbay, Roza Mukanova and representatives of the intelligentsia.
The new work contains previously not published data. The work is aimed at promoting the image of Kunanbay in a new age.
It is worth noting that this year the Turkic Academy has declared the Year of Abay, and it plans to hold numerous international events in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and within the framework of UNESCO, translate works of the great poet and M. Auezov’s “The Way of Abay” into related Turkic languages.