Bishkek, April 21 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed the decree on celebrating the 90th anniversary of the birth of Chyngyz Aitmatov, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.
Taking into account the great contribution of Chygyz Aitmatov to the national and world culture and literature, and also in connection with the 90th anniversary of his birth in 2018 the Kyrgyz President decreed to mark the 90th anniversary at a high national and international level.
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic is recommended to form an organizing committee for the preparation and holding of the celebration, as well as to develop and approve a plan for the preparation and holding of events.
Great writer Chyngyz Aitmatov was born on 12 December 1928 and died on 10 June 2008. He was a Soviet and Kyrgyz author who wrote in both Russian and Kyrgyz. He is the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature.