In a message on the occasion of Kyrgyz State Language Day, the President of Kyrgyzstan said: The state language is a great heritage of ancestors, the main symbol of our statehood.
According to ECO Cultural Institue quoting Fars News Agency, On Sept. 23, 2020, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov congratulated the people of Kyrgyzstan on the occasion of Kyrgyz State Language Day.
The President further said: "The Kyrgyz language has come a long and difficult way in thirty-one years after acquiring the status of the state language. The state language has become not only a means of mutual communication, but also the language of law and public administration."
"Our goal is to widely introduce the Kyrgyz language into the practice of life, so that it becomes a truly common language of all nationalities living in our country. The language policy is based on the comprehensive use of the state language as an important factor in strengthening the unity of the people of Kyrgyzstan."
The State Language Day is celebrated in the country annually on Sept. 23 in honor of the adoption of the Law "On the State Language of the Kyrgyz SSR" by the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz SSR in 1989.