On the agenda of the meeting was a discussion of the Message of the President of Kazakhstan N. A. Nazarbayev "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness" and amendments to the Constitution.
A special expanded Arts Council was attended by Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Arts MCS RK – K.K. Seytova, Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Arts, an expert of repertoire policy, secretary – E.T. Abisheva, head of the department of arts repertoire and cultural policy – R.T. Onaeva, the deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Zh. A. Akhmetbekov, chief researcher at the "Institute of State History" MES RK - Nurpeisov E.K., member of the Committee on Legislation and Judicial-Legal Reform, ASK parliamentary group N.G. Mikaleyan and Director of NAB RK U.D. Munalbaeva.
Aspects of work were considered under the Order of Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. Participants of the meeting discussed issues of content and optimizing the Electronic State Library Fund "Kazakhstan National Electronic Library" (KazNEB), a comprehensive digitization of the library fund of the country, training of librarians, the further development of the library system of the state.
During the discussion of the digitization of literature, the report considered two topical issues:
1. "a new stage of modernization", the speaker - the director of the Regional Universal Scientific Library named after S. Baisheva in Aktobe N.S. Zhumagul
2. "Electronic State Library Fund – digital Kazakhstan way to the implementation of the state program", the speaker - Deputy Director of National Academic Library N.N. Zholdybalinov.
«Inisoft» LLP Project Manager Elena Vyugova spoke on the theme "Creating a Unified Kazakhstan Libraries using cloud technologies" and pleased the participants with comprehensive information.
Director of Regional Universal Scientific Library named after Sh. Valikhanov in Taraz E.E. Abinova made a presentation on the topic "Priorities of digitalization of modern literature library."
Within the framework of Republican Action "One Country - One Book" according to the poll, actively conducted on social networks, the main book of the year for public reading in Kazakhstan was chosen.
Events Moderator became academician of NAS RK, professor, head of the philosophy department of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov - Garifolla Yesim. The commission members were prominent figures of culture, among them, Aituly Nesipbek, Myrzageldy Kemel, Zhurtbay Tursyn, Zholtay Almashuly, Dikhan Kamzabekuly and others.
During the action, a poet, chairman of Astana city branch of the Writers' Union of Kazakhstan Aituly Nesipbek said: "The poet who reached the top of the Kazakh poetry - Sultanmakhmut Toraigyrov. He can be called one of the great poets after Abay. He is a man who fought for his people. Therefore, I advise participants of the republican action "One Country - One Book" read the works of S. Toraigyrov."
The President of the Turkish International Academy, scientist, writer, president of the newspaper "Egemen Kazakhstan" Kydyrali Darkhan Kuandykuly expressed gratitude to the Director of NAB and organizers, as well as librarians, who came from the regions. He raised the issue of how would be celebrated the 100th anniversary of Alash.
"It is our duty to leave the eternal memory of Alash figures and the need to cover Alash ideas within the framework of the event. In previous actions covered Magzhan Zhumabaev and Jusipbek Aimauytov. Sultanmakhmut more remains in oblivion. Sultanmakhmut, Alikhan chanted "we would not fade until the sun went out" under the flag of Alash. This poet is worthy of becoming a poet of the year", - he told.
As a result of the action it was unanimously asked to read the works of the poet Sultanmakhmut Toraigyrov as "A main book of 2017".
At the end of the action the regional libraries were awarded letters of appreciation and valuable books.
We recall that action is carried out since 2007 with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports on the initiative of the National Academic Library of RK and Library Association.
In order to promote national literature, to preserve and multiply the historical, cultural and spiritual heritage, to give the younger generation the right moral and patriotic education.
It conducted via online broadcast, covering one million people. Based on the survey of five thousand readers, including more than 2500 through online voting on social networks to take part in the action were recommended.
By Arman SULEIMENOV
Translated by Raushan MAKHMETZHANOVA
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