Our university hosted the International Conference on the theme “Turkestan – the cradle of the Turkic world”, organized by the Turkestan city administration and the Ahmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University . The purpose of the conference is to determine the significance and place of Turkestan in world history, folklore and culture in the framework of the program article of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbayev “Seven Facets of the Great Steppe”, as well as the exchange of experience and ideas between scientists, teachers, heads of various educational institutions. The conference began with the video “Turkestan – the cradle of the Turkic world.” The moderator of the plenary session was the rector of our university Bolatbek Abdrasilov. The akim of the Turkestan region, Shokeev Omirzak Estayuly, delivered a welcoming speech. I Vice-President of the University Cengiz Tomar presented a report on the theme “The Seven Facets of the Great Steppe: the Urgency of the Development of Turkic Culture”. The conference was attended by representatives of the International Academy of Turkic Studies, various departments and departments, teachers of educational institutions, as well as scientists from other countries.