President • 04 September, 2019

The first forum of Asian countries' writers has started in Nur-Sultan

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The first forum of Asian countries' writers has started in Nur-Sultan. The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is attending the event. 

The mission of the forum is to strengthen and develop literary and cultural ties between the Asian countries. It also aims to demonstrate the modern image of a sovereign country, literature and spiritual values of Kazakhstan and to exchange experience among Asian countries on the development of the literature. 


There are 80 invited participants from 38 countries, including nominees for the Nobel prize. 


The first forum of Asian countries' writers will be held from 4 to 6 September in Kazakhstan. Establishment of the Association of writers unions of the Asian countries and the international Committee on organization of the forum, regular participation in international literary forums, book fairs and literary Biennale will be discussed during the event.


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