The parties reviewed the progress of the preparation of the World Congress of Türkologists planned for 2019 in Astana.
As noted during the conversation, the World Congress of Turkology will be an important event for the Turkic world, which is designed to start the process of reviving world turkology, as well as in-depth analysis and fundamental rethinking of the current state, achievements, problems and prospects of world turkology.
B. Atamkulov noted that the Turkic cooperation is in the new conditions of its development and the Head of State attaches great importance to bringing the Turkic peoples closer together. “Considering the need to strengthen fraternal relations between the Turkic peoples, the development of Turkic science as the flagship of the Turkic civilization, as well as the implementation of the principles of the program article of President N. Nazarbayev “Seven Facets of the Great Steppe”, the Ministry will pay special attention and is ready to provide the necessary assistance in organizing and conducting the events, ”the minister assured.
D. Kydyrali thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan for the ongoing support to the activities of the Academy. During the meeting, he informed about the upcoming international forum “The Great Steppe: Cultural Heritage and Role in World History”, which is also planned to be held in the middle of 2019 at UNESCO headquarters (Paris) with the participation of scientists from the Turkic Academy member states.
The Turkic Academy was established on the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev in 2012. The Academy is a scientific center in the field of social sciences and humanities and acts as a single coordinator of Turkic science in modern conditions of interstate and interethnic integration. The headquarters is located in Astana.