Kazakh city joins Organization of World Heritage Cities
Turkistan to host 10th International Eurasia World Heritage Cities Conference on April 2
NUR SULTAN, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan’s southern city of Turkistan has become an official member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities, a statement said.
According to its governorship, Turkistan will host the 10th International Eurasia World Heritage Cities Conference on April 2.
The city in the south of Kazakhstan is known as the spiritual capital of the Turkic world.
“Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi [Turkic poet and sufi] in Turkistan, will now be the center of attention of more tourists,” the statement said.
The non-profit organization of 250 cities in which sites of the UNESCO World Heritage list are located was founded in 1993 in Fez, Morocco.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.