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Museum of great thinker Zhusup Balasagyn and Qarakhanid Empire opened in Burana Tower complex

Museum of great thinker Zhusup Balasagyn and Qarakhanid Empire opened in Burana Tower complex

 Bishkek, October 17 / Kabar /. A museum of the great thinker Zhusup Balasagyn and Qarakhanid Empire is opened on Friday in the historical and archeological complex "Burana Tower" outskirts of Tokmok ciy.

The opening was attended by Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Zheenbekov, head of the Kyrgyz President’s Office Farid Niyazov, MP Sadyk Sher Niyaz, head of the State Directorate for the Year of History and Culture Sultan Rayev, Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism Tugolbay Kazakov, Deputy Secretary General of TURKSOY Firat Purtash.

Head of the State Directorate for the Year of History and Culture Sultan Rayev said that this is a very important event not only for the Kyrgyz people, but for all Turkic-speaking peoples. "Zhusup Balasagyn founded this city, and in those days it was the center of Qarakhanid civilization. Today we opened a museum of Zhusup Balasagyn, where there are not only architectural and historical findings, but also the works of Zhusup Balasagyn," Rayev said.

He also noted that TURKSOY declared 2016 the Year of Zhusup Balasagyn. Many countries organized events, scientific and practical conference dedicated to the Year of Zhusup Balasagyn. "On November 2 a scientific and practical conference dedicated to the legacy of the great thinker will be held in Sheki (Azerbaijan)," he said.

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