Independence and the state language

On May 6 at 15:00 in honour of the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan the Department of Kazakh Linguistics of the Faculty of Philology of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University hosted an online lecture on the topic: "Independence and the state language" delivered by Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor Salkynbay Anar Bekmyrzakyzy.

Anar Bekmyrzakyzy began her speech by congratulating the participants on the 30th anniversary of our independence. She focused on Kazakh history, analyzed the past and present of the Kazakh national composition, the Kazakh language, including Kazakh writing and language policy. The scholar said that we should take into account past experiences and speak Kazakh everywhere at all times. She spoke about the achievements of the state language of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Kazakh language for 30 years.

The professors, young scientists, PhD students, master students, bachelor students from Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Turkestan, Shymkent, Ural, Pavlodar, Kokshetau, North Kazakhstan, East Kazakhstan, South Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan regions, as well as leading linguists from Turkey and Kyrgyzstan joined the lecture. The participants of the lecture expressed their views on the topic of the lecture and thanked the scholar. 100 participants could listen to the lecture on the zoom platform, the rest participants had an opportunity to listen to the lecture material on the Facebook page. The lecture, in which great dreams were embodied, topical and significant issues were raised received a lot of positive comments from the participants.