AL-Farabi House Opened in India
Al-Farabi Research, Education and Cultural Center has opened in the capital of India. The center offers an opportunity for the public to learn about works of greatest scientist who had made a fundamental contribution to many fields of science, as well as get to know the Kazakh culture and history more closely.
The center will also provide information about the education system in Kazakhstan, existing exchange programs between students and provide the necessary advice to those wishing to study in the country.
"Al-Farabi is an important figure for all mankind. This man wanted to build an ideal society that is made up of responsive and virtuous people. He devoted a lot of time and works to the topic of moral and people of virtuous society. Well-known foreign philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle talked about the same concept. His words and reasoning is still relevant and applicable until today," said Galimkair Mutanov, Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.
The opening of the cultural center is dedicated to the celebration of the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi, the great philosopher of the East. In 2020, a significant date will be celebrated under the auspices of UNESCO.