Kyrgyzstan participated in the scientific conference “Makhdumqoli Faraghi and common cultural values” in Turkmenistan, the National Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan said.
The conference was held as part of celebration of the 290th anniversary of great Turkmen poet and philosopher Makhdumqoli Faraghi.
Around 230 figures of culture, scholars, government officials, representatives of international organizations from 46 countries of the world participated in the event.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov addressed the conference participants.
Makhdumqoli Faraghi medals were awarded to several foreign citizens for contribution into study, spread and promotion of creative heritage of the Turkmen poet, personal contribution into development of friendly ties in scientific, cultural, humanitarian spheres between Turkmenistan and other states, international organizations.