Meeting of nations
On March 17, the international scientific and practical conference "Ethnic groups and confessions of Southern Kazakhstan" was held at the South Kazakhstan University named after M. Auezov in the center "Rukhani Zhangyru and the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan".:dialogue and development horizons".The main goal of the event is the formation of inter-ethnic harmony and the factor of national security, active participation in the development of society, and the strengthening of peaceful harmony. The conference was attended by more than 70 universities abroad and in the Republic, the departments of the "Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan" and the centers for the development of interethnic relations of the Akimat of Shymkent and Turkestan region, departments of the management of the ethno-cultural community. During the conference, the head of the Department of Interethnic Relations of the Department of Internal Policy and Youth Affairs of Shymkent, Tulepov Mukhtar Akzhigitovich, the deputy head of the KSU "Kogamdyk kelisim" made a welcoming speech. Shymkent Baitenova Bagdagul Kubenovna, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of the State University "Talas" Zhusupova Maimol Moldobekovna, Dean of the Faculty of "Social Sciences", Professor Bulent Bayram, Head of the Department of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan of the Eurasian National University. Chairman of the NGO "Association of Chairs of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan", Doctor of Political Sciences, academician of the MIA Ms. Natalia Kalashnikova, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor, head of the center" Rukhani zhangyru and the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan " of the South Kazakhstan University named after M. Auezov zhanysbekova Gulnar Amirbayevna. In the second part of the conference, the guests of the event defended their projects, conducted a mutual discussion, and stressed the importance of strengthening inter-ethnic unity in the country. At the end of the meeting, the active speakers and participants were awarded letters of thanks and special certificates from the center "Rukhani Zhangyru and the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan" of the South Kazakhstan University named after M. Auezov.
Chairman of the Shymkent city Korean Ethno-Cultural Association Pak Roza Viktorovna: "We remember with gratitude how in the distant times, during the years of deportation, the Kazakh people warmly welcomed our ancestors. We grew up owing to of the Kazakh people. Today we live in a united, promising state. Kazakhstan is our Homeland. We contribute to the development of our common country, we work hard for the prosperity of our country,"-she expressed gratitude to the Kazakh people.