The Academy held a roundtable in Almaty


Today, in Almaty the International Turkic Academy (TWESCO) held a roundtable discussion on "Spiritual Modernization: Knowledge left by outstanding figures" to study the common values of the Turkic world.

Famous public figures, scholars of Turkic studies and intelligentsia participated in the event organized in the Central Scientific Library.

The head of the Academy Darkhan Kydyrali, who hosted the event, focused on the purpose of the event. He also told about all Academy’s activities held to implement the goals outlined by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the "Modernization of National identity" program, and to strengthen scientific cooperation between the fraternal countries. He also reported on the organization's work and scientific projects.

Moreover, President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Zhurinov, member of the Council of Elders of the Turkic Council Adil Akhmetov, Professor of the Manas Kyrgyz-Turkish University in Kyrgyzstan Kadyrali Konkabayev, and Erden Kazhbek, Director of the A.Baitursynov Institute of Linguistics shared their views and ideas.

Also the Academy on a special ceremony awarded famous academicians, academics Sh.Sarybai, A.Kaidar and R.Syzdykty. In addition, a wife of the famous Hungarian Turkologist Istvan Kongur Mandoki, Onaisha Maksumkyzy, who in 2014 donated over 16,000 personal books and valuable manuscripts of the scholar to the library of the Turkic Academy, was honored.

It is worth noting that within the framework of the forum, a book exhibition was held and the new books prepared on the basis of the Academy's scientific projects were presented to the public.


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Владимир Михайлович Алпатов
Шығыстанушы, лингвист, филология ғылымдарының докторы