Bishkek, July 20 / Kabar /. The International Forum entitled "Altai civilization and related peoples of the Altaic language family" has begun in Kyrgyzstan.
The forum is organized at the initiative of President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev.
Representatives of more than 20 nations from 12 countries take part in the event. Guests of the international forum are head of Bashkortostan (Russia) Rustem Khamitov, President of Tatarstan (Russia) Rustam Minnikhanov, deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Ivan Belekov and representative of the State Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) of Russia Alexander Zhirkov .
It should be noted that the forum will continue on July 21-22 in Issyk-Kul.