Sunday, 25 August 2019, 11:21:01 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries

Secretary General met with President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation

On 18 May 2018, TURKPA Secretary General Altynbek Mamaiusupov met with the President of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Ms. Gunai Afandiyeva.

Touching upon the current and future activities of the organization, Ms. Afandiyeva gave information about the projects implemented in the direction of preservation and promotion of the unique cultural heritage of the Turkic world.

Noting that 2018 is rich with significant events for the Turkic world, head of the Foundation highlighted the importance of holding events dedicated to the memories of great public figures of the Turkic peoples. In this regard, she stressed the importance of the event dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the great writer and thinker of the Turkic world Chingiz Aitmatov held on 15 May, 2018 at the TURKPA Secretariat.

In his turn, Mr. Mamaiusupov expressed his confidence that holding such events jointly by two brotherly organizations in the future will give its contribution to the Turkic world. Speaking about the projects planned to be implemented by TURKPA during the current year, he briefed on the events to be organized on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Assembly.

During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the agenda of the 6th Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States scheduled to be held in Bishkek in September 2018 which will give impetus to the further development of cooperation and comprehensive relations among the Turkic-speaking countries.

At the end, the parties discussed current state of cooperation and development prospects between the organizations, as well as projects to be jointly implemented.