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In the footsteps of al – Farabi


l – Farabi

Alimzhan Kurtayev, a member of the Senate Parliament, visited Turkey, Lebanon and Syria as part of the republican research expedition In the footsteps of al-Farabi . As part of the implementation of the Rukhani Zhanyru program and Elbasy ‘s article The Seven Faces of the Great Steppe, in 2020, under the auspices of UNESCO, the 1150th anniversary of the great Turkic thinker al-Farabi will be celebrated.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, together with media companies, created a series of documentaries on the life and work of al-Farabi. At the moment we are working on the creation of a fourth documentary about Al-Farabi “The Return of the Master”. Filming takes place as part of the republican research expedition “Following the footsteps of al-Farabi,” which included leading Farabi scholars, as well as public and cultural figures.

The expedition delegation included a deputy of the Senate of Parliament Alimzhan Kurtayev, who, when he was akim of the Otyrar district of South Kazakhstan, contributed to the construction of a museum of local lore, the creation of an al-Farabi monument and the activation of archaeological work of ancient Otyrar.

Source: Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan