ITF EU Representative Dr Hassan Aydinli with the General Secretary of TURKSOY Mr. Dussen Kaseinov
Dr Hassan Aydinli, ITF EU Representative was invited to the inauguration ceremony of the TURKSOY painting exhibition at the YUNUS EMRE Cultural Centre in Brussels.
TURKSOY is an international organization which establishes cooperation among Turkic speaking people in the fields of culture and arts. It was founded in 1993 by the Culture Ministers of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Turkey. Later, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the Altai Republic (R.F.), the Republic of Bashkortostan (R.F.), the Republic of Khakassia (R.F.), the Republic of Sakha-Yakutia (R.F.), the Republic of Tatarstan (R.F.), the Tyva Republic (R.F.) and Gagauzia (Moldovia) joined TURKSOY as observer member states.
TURKSOY pursues the same principles and objectivcs as UNESCO.
One of the main goals of TURKSOY is to reveal the socio cultural similarities among the peoples speaking Turkic languages, to explore, to protect, to develop and to maintain the common civil heritage.
The multi dimensional activities of TURKSOY are not only limited to cultural relation and cooperation between the member states but they also aim at strengthening the ties of friendship, peace, tolerance and solidarity all over the world.