Azerbaijan's Shusha declared cultural capital of Turkic World for 2023
Decision taken at extraordinary meeting of International Organization of Turkic Culture in Bursa, Turkiye
Shusha, known for its rich historical and cultural heritage, was chosen as next year’s cultural capital on the recommendation of Azerbaijan’s Culture Ministry and with the approval of the members of the TURKSOY Permanent Council.
During the meeting, Kyrgyzstan’s candidate Sultanbai Raev was unanimously elected as the secretary general of TURKSOY for 2022-2025.
In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry thanked outgoing secretary general Dusen Kaseinov “for his contributions and extraordinary services to the solidarity of the Turkic World” and wished success to Raev for his tenure.