Order of Danaker extended to Dusen Kasseinov by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Ceenbekov
The President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Ceenbekov extended the Order of Danaker to TURKSOY Secretary General Ambassador Dusen Kasseinov.
In the speech he delivered at the ceremony held in the State Guesthouse of Kyrgyzstan, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Ceenbekov said that the International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOYwhich plays a key role in the strengthening of ties mong Turkic speaking countries is carrying out major activities under the leadership of its Secretary General Ambassador Dusen Kasseinov and enjoys great prestige on an international scale.
President Ceenbekov who expressed his gratitude to Mr. Kasseinov for the fruitful cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and TURKSOY and drew attention to the personal contribution of Mr. Kasseinov to the preservation and promotion of the spiritual and cultural values of the Kyrgyz people as well as to the organization of highest level events which play a key role for Kyrgyzstan.
President Ceenbekov especially expressed his gratitude to TUKSOY Secretary General Kasseinov for the declaration of the year 2018 as Year of Chingis Aitmatov and for the publication of books by Kyrgyz poets and authors.
Ambassador Kasseinov who expressed his gratitude to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic for this extremely important and prestigious award also stressed the constant support provided by the Kyrgyz republic and administration to activities carried out by TURKSOY.
Ambassador Kasseinov who also said a few words about the legendary author Chingis Aitmatov stressed that the decision to declare the year 2018 as year of great Kyrgyz author Chingis Aitmatov was met upon unanimous decision of all member countries and that various events are being held to commemorate him around the world on the 90th anniversary of his birthday in line with this decision.
Ambassador Kasseinov further mentioned that an event dedicated to Aitmatov will be carried out by the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Tokyo in November 2018.
The Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOY Ambassador Kasseinov has been awarded the State Order of Danaker in recognition of his valuable contribution to the strengthening of friendship and cultural ties among Kyrgyzstan and Turkic speaking countries. The decision regarding this order to be awarded to TURKSOY Secretary General Kasseinov had been signed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Ceenbekov on August 30th, 2018.
Since 1999, the State Order of Danaker has been awarded to statesmen, artists and scholars in recognition of their valuable contribution to the fostering of peace, friendship and cooperation among peoples.
Previous State Orders of Danaker were awarded to Boris Patan, the Chairman of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Hao Hochen and the Japanese Diplomat and Minister of Trade of Sadako Ogata and Chinain in 2004, the President of the Republic of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2011, the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitri Medvedev in 2015 and the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in 2017.