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Monument to 1st President of Turkey be erected in Kazakhstan

14.12.2007 16:08 msk

Dina Yermaganbetova

Kazakhstan

A monument to the first President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk will be erected in Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports.

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has instructed the Government of Kazakhstan to create the monument to the outstanding state and public figure Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in order to strengthen the friendly and cultural relations between the two states and perpetuate memory of the first President of Turkey.

“The presidents of the two countries supported an idea on carrying out of the Days of Kazakhstan’s culture in Turkey in the near future and the Days of Turkey's culture in Kazakhstan”, the press release underlined.

The programs of the long-term economic cooperation between the governments of Kazakhstan and Turkey, an action plan for its realization for 2008-2009 were signed within the frame of the state visit of President of Turkey to Kazakhstan.