While the Youth Chamber Orchestra of TURKSOY further takes the scene to introduce Turkic culture and art to audiences in the Balkans, the Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture, Prof. Dusen Kasseinov met with high-level officials of Montenegro.
Prof. Kasseinov who accompanied the musicians of the Youth Chamber Orchestra of TURKSOY on their tour in the Balkans also met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro Rafet Husovic in his office. In the meeting, Mr. Kasseinov informed Mr. Husovich about new activities carried out by TURKSOY in the field of culture and art of the Turkic World as well as activities carried out by TURKSOY every year such as the "Cultural Capital of the Turkic World".
Within the framework of his official meetings in Montenegro, Ambassador Kasseinov also met with the Minister of Culture of Montenegro Janko Ljumovic in his office in Cetinje which used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Montenegro. Issues discussed in theses meetings included joint projects to be carried out as part of cooperation activities of TURKSOY with Montenegro.
Prior to the concert of the Youth Chamber Orchestra of TURKSOY organized in cooperation of TURKSOY with the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Podgorica and the Diplomatic Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Podgorica, TURKSOY Secretary General Kasseinov paid a courtesy visit to the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Podgorica, H. E. Serhat Galip.
In the meeting which took place in the presence of the Chief of the Diplomatic Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Anar Adzamov, Mr. Kasseinov extended the Medal of TURKSOY dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the independence of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to Ambassador Serhat Galip.
The tour of the Youth Chamber Orchestra of TURKSOY in the Balkans will go on with a concert in Skopje on July 24th followed by a concert in Ohrid on July 26th, 2017 (Macedonia), a concert in Podgorica on July 28th, 2017 (Montenegro), a concert in Mostar on July 30th, 2017 and a concert in Sarajevo on July 31st, 2017 (Bosnia-Herzegowina) prior to a concert in Belgrade on August 2nd, 2017 (Serbia).