Three pioneers of the Kazak people were commemorated in Sakarya

TÜRKSOY
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Three pioneers of the Kazak people  Saken Seyfullin, Ilyas Jansugirov and Beyimbet Maylin were commemorated at the University of Applied Sciences of Sakarya. 

Following the conference heid in TURKSOY Headquarters in Ankara, these three illustrious personalities of Kazakhstan were commemorated in an event hosted by the  University of Applied Sciences of Sakarya. The event hosted by the Community of Students of the University of Applied Sciences of Sakarya from Kazakhstan  took place with the contribution of TURKSOY, the Turkish Language Institution, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ankara and the Directorate General of Water and Sewage of the Metropolitan Municipality of Samsun SASKI  and gathered the Deputy Rectors of the University of Applied Sciences of Sakarya Prof. Dr. Naci Çağlar and Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat Boz along with  TURKSOY Deputy Secretary General, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bilal Çakıcı and  the Director General of  the Water and Sewage Administration of the Metropolitan Municipality of Samsun (SASKI)  Ilyas Demirci along with scholars and students.

“The Turkic World resembles the limbs of a body”

In the speech he delivered at the commemorative event, the Deputy Secretary General of TURKSOY, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bilal Çakıcı said that the Turkic World resembles the limbs of a body and added “May this body always be healthy, may its health never be altered. Today, we are commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birthday of three pioneers of the Kazak people together with you in this event organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ankara, the Turkish Language Institution and the University of Applied Sciences of Sakarya. Let me therefore extend our gratitude to you for being with us on this special day. Our keynote speakers will shed a light on the life and work of these illustrious personalities of the Turkic World who left undelible traces in the history of the Kazak people with their unique devotion and sacrifice. We have come together here today to pay tribute to their precious memory.”