Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visits house-museum of Mukhtar Auezov in Cholpon-Ata

President Tokayev unveiled a bust of Mukhtar Auezov
Фото: Akorda 21.07.2022 334

Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a visit to a house museum of well-known Kazakh writer Mukhtar Auezov in the Kyrgyz city of Cholpon-Ata, El.kz reports with reference to the Telegram channel Bort N°1.

There President Tokayev unveiled a bust of Mukhtar Auezov and left a note in the distinguished visitors’ book.

The house museum of Mukhtar Auezov in Cholpon-Ata was built in 1959. The prominent Kazakh writer lived and worked there between 1959-1961. The library museum of Mukhtar Auezov was opened there in September 1970.

Currently, the museum stores the writer's personal belongings: a table, chairs, a rocking chair, a chair-bed, a desk clock, a hanger, a bookcase, books.

The first 5,000 copies of the library's books were collected on the initiative of the writer's daughter Leila Mukhtarovna.

Now the book fund of the library is about 12,000 books.

Within the walls of the library-museum, seminars, readers' conferences, meetings are held.

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