Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. The Kazakh city of Turkistan has been elected as the cultural capital of the Turkic word for 2017.
The announcement was made at the 34th meeting of the Permanent Council of Ministers of Cultural Affairs of TURKSOY member countries held in the Azerbaijani city of Shaki.
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev presented to a Kazakh representative the symbols of the project “Cultural capital of the Turkic world”.