Bishkek, Dec. 12, 2017 /Kabar/. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Zheenbekov sent a message on the occasion of the birthday of world-known Kyrgyz writer Chyngiz Aitmatov, the press service of the President reported.
The message of the Kyrgyz President says:
"On December 12, the progressive humanity celebrates the birthday of great thinker, writer humanist Chyngyz Aitmatov.
In honor of Aitmatov, this day is declared in Kyrgyzstan the Day of National Literature. And today we begin the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the great writer Chyngyz Aitmatov, which will be celebrated in 2018.
Chyngyz Aitmatov is a great personality, who enriched our consciousness with spiritual magnificence and made a great contribution to the development of the cultural environment of world civilization. He is recognized as a planetary thinker. Chyngyz Aitmatov’s works call for a “continuous struggle for freedom of the spirit."
"We will change the world, the world will change us." These words are the main mission of Aitmatov as a the writer. Aitmatov changed his world with his immortal works, expanded the boundaries of our worldview.
Aitmatov’s literature sow in our hearts the seeds of beauty, calls for Truth, Goodness and moral purity. The deep mastery of the writer's artistic heritage, the wide dissemination and study of his humanistic ideas are of special importance for us. Aitmatov is the voice of the era, the truth of the era. The artistic world of Aitmatov is eternal.
I congratulate on the holiday of literature of all compatriots who deeply revere the work of great writer Chyngyz Aitmatov and read his works that have become classics of the world literature! Today is the day of the triumph of our national values, a holiday of spiritual freedom! ".