27/08 19:12

Head of the Ministry of Culture met with Director General of UNESCO

Bishkek, August 27 / Kabar /. Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan Sultan Rayev met in Astana with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova on August 23.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Culture, during the bilateral meeting the Minister informed in detail about the work carried out in the country by the UNESCO. They also discussed issues regarding trilogy of Manas epic, nominated by Kyrgyzstan for inclusion in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the transnational “Silk Roads: Initial Section and Network of Routes of Tian-Shan Corridor”, which is nominated for inclusion in the list of the world heritage.

In turn, Irina Bokova stressed that Kyrgyzstan has rich historical and cultural heritage and there is the opportunity to promote and preserve them by joint efforts.


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