Fifth World Turkic Forum
June 3, 2016

The Fifth World Turkic Forum is being held in Istanbul from 1st to 3rd June, 2016 under the umbrella of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) and eminent scholars, diplomats and public figures from various Turkic-speaking and other countries are attending the event. TurkPA is one of the partners of the gathering.

On the 2nd of June Chairman of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) Mr. Süleyman Şensoy and TurkPA Secretary General Mr Jandos Asanov made speeches at the opening ceremony of the Forum.

In his speech J.Asanov noted that TurkPA, which came into being on the initiative of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has turned into the genuine parliamentary dimension of the cooperation among the Turkic-speaking nations. Briefing the audience on the latest activities of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking Countries (TurkPA) the Secretary General congratulated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the independence of three TurkPA member-states: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Touching upon the current state of relations among the Turkic states J.Asanov drew attention to the need to study each other’s language and societies that can be facilitated with the widening of channels of mutual information flow.

TurkPA Secretary General Jandos Asanov was awarded Kızıl Alma (Red Apple) diploma of TASAM for his efforts aimed at deepening the relations among the Turkic-speaking countries.

In the evening of 2nd of June TurkPA Secretary General hosted a reception in honour of the participants of the Fifth World Turkic Forum.