Prior to the ceremony, Secretary General of TURKSOY Duisen Kaseinov highlighted the works done by the organization.
Moderator of the event, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking Countries (TurkPA) Altynbek Mamaiusupov highlighted TURKPA's activities for the 2017, as well as the forthcoming plans and projects scheduled for 2018.
Representatives of the Turkic cooperation organisations presented information on their recent activities and have come to an agreement on improving coordination work and exchange of information among the Secretariats.
Then People's Artists Farhad Badalbayli, and Rauf Abdullayev, Honored Art Worker Chingiz Farzaliyev and singer Roza Zergerli were awarded with medals.
The event also featured discussions on joint celebration of significant events, including the 10th anniversary of TURKPA, 25th anniversary of TURKSOY, 100th anniversary of ADR and Azerbaijani outstanding composer Gara Garayev, and 90th anniversary of prominent writer of Turkic world Chingiz Aitmatov.
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