At the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, a meeting with the representatives of the Interstate Found for Humanitarian Cooperation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IFHC) Elvira Dolya, Deputy Executive Director of the IFHC of the CIS, and Alexander Goncharov, Counselor of the Directorate, who discussed the preparation of XIV Forum of cultural and scientific personnel of the CIS countries in Ashgabat, was held.
As part of a series of negotiations with IFHC, held in Ashgabat, it was agreed to hold the Forum in mid-May this year. In addition, for the first time, Turkmenistan will nominate candidates for the State Award “The Stars of the Commonwealth”, the high award that is presented annually as part of the Forum..
During the current talks at the MFA of Turkmenistan, the sides discussed the issues related to the agenda of the XIV Forum of cultural and scientific personnel of the CIS countries. Its central theme is “Common Humanitarian Space of the Commonwealth: a dialogue of cultures, science, and education”.
Since years, the Forum has become one of the central regional and international platforms for communication of prominent figures of science and art of the CIS. Political figures of the Commonwealth are regularly participate in the forums. The issue on expansion of cooperation in the implementation of joint projects in education, science, culture, tourism and sports, the study of the history and cultural heritage of the partner countries are discussed.