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An International Symposium has started in the city of Turkistan

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Today, in the cultural capital of the Turkic world in 2017, the city of Turkistan, the Symposium on "Festival of Turkistan" within the framework of the "Cities of the Turkic Islamic World from Kashgar to Andalusia" has started its work.

The organizers of the event are the International Turkic Academy (TWESCO), the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY), the Union of Engineers and Architects of the Turkic World (TDMMB), the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-Speaking Countries (TurkPA) and the Union of City Administrations of the Turkic World (TDBB).

The symposium will include two-panel sessions on "Historically Important Cities of the Turkic World" and "From a Rich History to a Bright Future". It is expected that the participants will present reports on the following topics: cultural capitals of the Turkic world, urban development in the Turkic world, spiritual architects of the Turkic world, as well as the fraternal cities in the Turkic world.

The Academy’s permanent secretary Askhat Kessikbayev read a special congratulatory letter of the TWESCO’s president Darkhan Kydyrali at the opening ceremony of the event, where famous public and art figures, heads of international organizations, scientists and intellectuals took part. He also made a presentation on the "Historical Consciousness in the Turkic World".


The symposium held at the Kh.A. Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University will be summed up on November 11.


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Ахмет Биржан Ержиласун
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Turkologist