Lifestyle • 19 February, 2020

The 1150th Anniversary of al-Farabi celebrated in India

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Jawaharlal Nehru University hosted a round table in New Delhi supported by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India on the occasion of the 1150th anniversary of the outstanding thinker of the East Abu Nasr al-Farabi, MFA reports.

Photo credit: Kazakh Embassy in India

Kazakh Ambassador to India Yerlan Alimbayev in his welcoming remarks stressed that the anniversary of al-Farabi is included in the calendar of UNESCO's memorable dates and events for 2020 and its celebration in Delhi will give a powerful impetus to the study and understanding of the world heritage of the great scientist.

The round table was attended by the delegation of the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi with a presentation on the life and works of outstanding philosopher and thinker.

Representatives of academic circles and heads of scientific centers and institutes of India who spoke at the event also noted the significance of the legacy of Abu Nasr al-Farabi and emphasized importance of such events for rapprochement of the cultures of the two countries.

This event was the launch of celebrations dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of al-Farabi in India.


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