The 4th Meeting of Turkic cooperation organizations


On February 8, in Baku the TURKPA hosted the 4th Coordination Meeting of the Turkic Council, the International Turkic Academy (TWESCO), TURKSOY and Turkic Culture and Heritage Fund.

Secretary General of the Turkic Council Ramil Hasanov, Secretary General of TURKSOY Dusen Kaseinov, President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva, Permanent Secretary of the International Turkic Academy Askhat Kessikbayev and other experts took part in the meeting moderated by TURKPA Secretary General Altynbek Mamaiusupov.

Representatives of the Turkic Cooperation Organizations presented information on their activities in 2017, as well as projects planned for 2018. At the same time, they came to an agreement on improving coordination work and exchange of information among the Secretariats.

Moreover, the parties agreed to jointly organize several important events such as the 25th anniversary of TURKSOY, the 10th anniversary of TURKPA, the 100th anniversary of ADR and the 125th anniversary of prominent Kazakh poet well-known in the Turkic world Magzhan Zhumabayev, and the 90th anniversary of the outstanding Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov.

At the end of the meeting the participants decided that the next 5th Coordination Meeting will be held in Azerbaijan by the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation in 2018.


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Рашид Абдуллович Аганин
Түркітанушы-лингвист, филология ғылымдарының кандидаты.