On November 19, 2019, at the Istanbul University, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Turkey and the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in Istanbul together with the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) and Istanbul University organized and held a ceremony of presentation of the translation into Turkish of the second book of the President of Turkmenistan “Turkmenistan - The Heart of the Great Silk Road”.
The ceremony was attended by the rector of Istanbul University Mahmud Ak, students and teachers of the university, deputy head of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY), teachers and students of a number of higher educational institutions of Turkey, diplomats of the Embassy and Consulate General of Turkmenistan in Turkey, representatives of local state and public organizations, businessmen and representatives of the media.
The Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Turkey I.Amanlyev, the rector of Istanbul University M.Ak, the vice-rector of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan B.Myatliev and other officials spoke at the presentation ceremony.
During the speeches, it was noted that the ancient Great Silk Road ran through the territory of present-day Turkmenistan and that, in order to familiarize the world community with this historical fact, it was told widely and in detail about the achievements of our country. The importance of translating into Turkish the second book of the distinguished President of Turkmenistan “Turkmenistan - The Heart of the Great Silk Road” was also emphasized.
Within the framework of the event, an exhibition of cultural values and works of the respected President of Turkmenistan was organized. At the end of the event, the participants were offered dishes of Turkmen national cuisine.