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Cultural centers to open in Kazakhstan and China

Cultural centers to open in Kazakhstan and China
Фото: El.kz 06.06.2024 13:51 1993

The Majilis ratified the Agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and China on mutual establishment of cultural centers, signed on November 27, 2023 in Astana, El.kz reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

This step is aimed at strengthening friendly relations and developing cooperation in the cultural and humanitarian sphere between the two states.

According to the Agreement, cultural centers will be established in the capitals of both countries - in Astana and Beijing. These institutions will operate as non-profit organizations, accredited by the respective states and acting within the legislation of the host country.

The Minister of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan, Aida Balayeva emphasized that the establishment of cultural centers will give a new impetus to cultural interaction between Kazakhstan and China.

"We visited the location during the trip to China on February 25-27. The Kazakh Cultural Center in Beijing, with an area of 730 sq. m. will be located in the city of Beijing. The first floor will be dedicated to a museum exhibition on the historical and cultural heritage of the Kazakh people, and the second floor will be an exhibition space, including a conference hall, reading room, and library," the minister said at the plenary session of the Majilis.

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