16 April 2009, Thursday, 11:30

World Nogay forum in Rotterdam

author: News-agency "Bashinform"

Representative of Ministry of culture and national politics RB Akhat Salikhov has taken part in the II Nogay forum in Rotterdam (Holland). More than 1000 people, mainly the natives of Turkey, having Nogay origin, have taken part in the forum. At present time about 400 families, having once emigrated from Turkey, live in Holland.

Scientific-practical conference has taken place within the frames of the forum and candidate of historical sciences Akhat Salikhov made the report “The history of interrelations between Bashkirs and Nogay nation”. The doctor of Uppsala University Birsell Karakotch (Sweden) made the report “History and language of Nogay nation in Dagestan”.