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Press Release Regarding The Inauguration Of The Atatürk Memorial In Astana , 12.10.2009

The inauguration of the Atatürk Memorial in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan has been realized on 8 October 2009 in a ceremony with the participation of H.E. Mr.Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan.

H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, accompanied by H.E. Mr. Muhtar Kul-Muhammet, Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan and H.E. Mr. Tasmagambetov, Governor of Astana, has delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony.

The inauguration ceremony of the Atatürk Memorial in Astana, held in the presence of H.E. Mr. Atilla Günay, Ambassador of Turkey to Kazakhstan and H.E. Mr. İsmet Yılmaz, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, is considered to be a sign of the satisfactory level of cooperation and the friendly and brotherly relations between Turkey and Kazakhstan emanating from our common history, and all the efforts of the Kazakh side in this respect are highly appreciated by the Turkish side at all levels.