October 21. Information Center - Kazakhstan on Monday hosted an online
international forum dedicated to the 1,150th birthday anniversary of the great
thinker and scientist Abu Nasr Al Farabi in the capital Nur-Sultan, Anadolu Agency
The forum titled Harmony of civilizations along the Silk
Road was organized by the International Turkic Academy with support of the Kazakh
National Academy for UNESCO and ISESCO and National Commission of Iran.
Speaking at the event, Yalcin Topcu, a senior adviser to the
Turkish president, said that the Silk Road, same as in the history, nowadays
also has a very important function in ensuring intercultural dialogue, peace,
cooperation and prosperity between different religions and ethnic groups, as
well as trade and knowledge.
wished the event to lead to the peace and prosperity of the region, the world
Kazakhstan's State Secretary Krymbek
Kusherbayev in his speech said that the celebrations of the 1,150th anniversary
of Farabi's birthday enabledKazakhstanand the world to look at the
meaning of his legacy for the development of humanity from a new perspective.
forKazakhstanand the Turkic World as a whole is a special
and historic year. We celebrate the 175th anniversary of [Kazakhstan's renowned
poet and thinker] Abai [Qunanbaily], 1150th anniversary of Al Farabi, 750th
anniversary of the great khanate of Golden Horde and 2,200th anniversary of
Shymkent [city], which is declared the cultural capital of CIS [Commonwealth of
Independent States]," Kusherbayev said, as reported by KAZINFORM.
has brought together academicians and representatives of international
organizations from more than 15 countries, while it was translated into six
languages and broadcasted on social media.