26 August 2010, Thursday, 10:03

Official delegation of Bashkortostan set forth on a visit to Turkey

author: Sergey Zakharov

The official delegation of Bashkortostan has left for Turkey by air today for participation in the actions, devoted to the 120th anniversary of the prominent political and public activist, scientist and specialist in Turkology Achmet-Zaki Validi by invitation of the International Organization for joint development of Turk culture and art (TURKSOY).

In the second half of the day the Bashkir delegation, headed by the deputy Prime-Minister of the Government RB Zugura Rakhmatullina, will take part in the opening of the park by Achmet-Zaki Validi Togan, located in the capital of Turkey – Ankara. The show of the Masters of Arts RB will take place the same day within the frames of the second international Ramazanovsky folklore festival.

The visit’s program includes the meetings with the Turkish Minister of culture Ertugrul Gunay, the General Secretary of TURKSOY Dussen Kaseinov and other state and public activists of Turkish Republic.

It should be reminded that within the frames of TURKSOY the year 2010 is announced the Year of Achmet-Zaki Validi. This decision has been made by the Council of Ministers of culture of the Turk-speaking countries at the end of 2009.