Akim of the region Omirzak Shukeyev met with the staff of the International Kazakh-Turkish University named after Khoja Ahmed Yassawi. He congratulated the teaching staff of the university on obtaining special status, shared strategic plans, talked about the implementation of bilateral scientific and innovative projects together with university scientists in order to develop the region.
The meeting was moderated by the rector of our university B. Abdrasilov, who thanked the akim of the Turkestan region O. Shukeyev for congratulations.
Akim of Turkestan region O. Shukeyev said:
– 2020 began with good news. By the decree of our President K. Tokayev, the International Kazakh-Turkish University named after Khoja Ahmed Yassawi received a special status. I heartily congratulate all of you. The university, which has become a symbol of friendship between the two fraternal countries, is the first international university in the country. Higher education is of great importance for each city, region and country as a whole. Ahmed Yassawi University is a university with great potential. The teaching staff has established itself well. We cannot develop Turkestan without the development of a university.
He also recalled that university staff can make a significant contribution to the socio-economic development of Turkestan and jointly implement new projects in four areas: the development of Turkestan as a major tourism center, as a world center of crafts, as a major shopping center on the Silk Road and as a center of spirituality.
University rector Bolatbek Abdrasilov also thanked the regional akim for his confidence in the university’s potential and assured that in the future the university will make every effort to achieve its objectives.
First Vice President of the University Cengiz Tomar remarked:
– Congratulations to the collective university with the assignment of a special status. We express our gratitude to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Tokaev and the leader of the Turkic world Nursultan Nazarbayev for his contribution to the creation of this university. On behalf of the staff of our university, we would like to thank the regional akim O. Shukeyev. I have no doubt that our university will make every effort and make a feasible contribution to the further development of the region.
At the end of the meeting, B. Nakipova and Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor S.Turdabaev, spoke on behalf of the team of veteran teachers of our university, who thanked the administration of our university and the akim of Turkestan region for their contribution to the development of the university.