The grand opening of the book corner of Turkish literature «Mahmud Kashgari Library» took place in Alatau Creative Hub
The organizers of this significant event, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, were the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in Almaty, the Foundation of Turkic History and Culture “TURKTAV” and the Libraries of Almaty. The Mahmoud Kashgari Library is an important step in strengthening cultural exchange between Kazakhstan and Turkey.
The event was attended by the Head of the Department of Culture of the city of Almaty Gani Mailibayev, the Director of Libraries of Almaty Meiram Bektembayev, as well as guests from the Republic of Turkey – Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Almaty Ali Riza Akinci, Director of the Directorate of State Archives under the President of the Republic of Turkey Ugur Unal and other representatives. As part of the event, an exhibition of historical documents provided by the State Archive at the Office of the President of the Republic of Turkey was organized.
The Mahmoud Kashgari Library has more than 2000 books in Turkish, covering a wide range of topics, including literature, art, history, philosophy and science. In turn, the Alatau Creative Hub is an ideal space for learning, self-development and the exchange of ideas.