September 6, 2018 in Minsk, the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Belarus held a reception on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Independence Day of Kyrgyzstan.

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September 6, 2018 in Minsk, the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Belarus held a reception on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Independence Day of Kyrgyzstan.

The event was attended by representatives of the state bodies of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Belarus MPs, heads and representatives of diplomatic missions of foreign states in Minsk, the CIS Executive Committee, representatives of the regions and local administrations, public figures of Belarus, the Kyrgyz students, as well as media representatives. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus was represented by First Deputy Minister Andrey Evdochenko.

Welcoming remarks were made by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Belarus Kubanychbek Omuraliev and co-chairman of the Kyrgyz-Belarusian Intergovernmental Commission, Minister of Agriculture of Belarus Leonid Zayats.

In his speech, Ambassador K.Omuraliev noted that "despite all the difficulties in the way of the creation of a free society, Kyrgyzstan chose a unique and inimitable way of democratic development." It was emphasized the contribution of the World Nomads Games in intercultural dialogue, social cohesion, peace and development.

However, the Ambassador thanked to the Belarusian side for commemoration of the Kyrgyz writer Chyngyz Aitmatov and naming the park of Minsk by the name of Chyngyz Aitmatov, and also for joint actions in honor of Aitmatov's 90 anniversary which have taken place and will pass until the end of the year. For examples – this is organization an exhibition of artists of Kyrgyzstan in National art museum of Belarus devoted to Chyngyz Aitmatov and the book by the writer «The day lasts more than a hundred» published in Belarusian language.

In turn, the representative of the Belarusian side - co-chairman of the Kyrgyz-Belarusian Intergovernmental Commission, Minister of Agriculture of Belarus L.Zayats noted emerging in recent positive dynamics of development of bilateral Kyrgyz-Belarus dialogue, including at the level of the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission.

The guests were presented a photo exhibition "Aitmatov - the diplomat" and "Third World Nomads Games" videos on Kyrgyzstan and exhibited objects of applied art, publications about the history, culture, poetry and art of Kyrgyzstan.