"An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan" book presented in U.S.
Besides the classics of Kazakh literature first published in the United States in the English language were presented there.
To celebrate the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate in Washington the presentation of the book by Jeremy Tredinnik "An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan" was held, the correspondent of Kazpravda.kz reports.
Opening the presentation, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the USA Kairat Umarov said that this year the country widely celebrates the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate. He informed about the successful visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to the US to participate in the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, in which he met with US President Barack Obama.
"We are proud of our history, development of which brought us to peace and good neighborly relations. Openness, hospitality, tolerance, perseverance and determination are the qualities that we got from our ancestors and they enabled us to succeed in diplomacy and the search for ways of mutually beneficial cooperation and new friends ", - the ambassador said.
The event was attended by First Deputy Assistant of Secretary of State William Todd, representatives of the Congress, diplomatic, research, analytical circles and the media.
Renowned archaeologist Michael Frachetti conducting his research, including in our country, noted that Kazakhstan land was the home of an ancient civilization. He praised the achievements of Kazakhstan in consolidation of society through the study of a common past.
President of Kazakhstani PEN-Club Bigeldy Gabdullin presented the classics of Kazakh literature first time published in the United States in the English language.
Jeremy Tredinnik presented the book "An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan" at the event. It acquaints readers with the historical heritage of the country and its people. According to the author, the history of the Great Steppe country from ancient times to the present days have so many remarkable events and interesting facts that attracts attention of those who love to study the past.
"Today, Kazakhstan is one of the fastest growing countries in the world. This country has set a goal to be among 30 most developed countries of the world by 2050. I believe that this ambitious goal will certainly be achieved "- added Tredinnik.