Azamat Jamankulov, the Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic, met and talked with Kairat Nurpeisov, Kazakhstan ambassador to Kyrgyzstan.
According to ECI public relation quoting kabar.kg of Kyrgyzstan, present at the meeting were also Gulshat Asilbaev, a member of Kyrgyzstan parliament (Jogorku Kenesh), and the head of Kazakh Society of Kyrgyzstan.
Based on the information provided by the press office of Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Culture, during the meeting the attending parties discussed fields of cultural cooperation including commemoration of 175th birth anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev, Kazakh poet and philosopher, in Kyrgyzstan and mounting his statue in Theater Park of Bishkek.
Moreover, Kazakhstan ambassador proposed that Abay Kunanbayev's center be established at Kyrgyzstan National Library.
It is worth mentioning that the international organization Turksoy, has proclaimed the year 2020 as the year of commemorating Abai Kunanbayev at the proposal of Kazakhstan.