Future depends on regional development, time to deepen integration - Isakov


It is necessary that all the countries of Central Asia realize that the future of each state depends on its regional development, Prime Minister Sapar Isakov told at the presentation of the book "Lost Enlightenment. Central Asia's Golden Age the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane". The book was translated into Kyrgyz language.

There is no future for those countries that live apart, Isakov said. "It's time to have a deep integration, and that it was not in words, but in deed. Because the disappearance of large civilizations is due to the dissociation of opinions, positions, mutual enmity, etc." he said. Speaking about the book, the Prime Minister stressed about outstanding people and geniuses, such as Ibn Sina, Omar Hayam, Kashgari, Navai, Ulukbek, etc. that readers can find in this book.

"They have had a powerful impact on the development of mankind. I'm proud that we are the descendants of great thinkers," Sapar Isakov added. The Prime Minister said that the author of the book divides the history of Central Asia into three stages: progressive formation, regressive centuries and the perspective of the epoch.

"The government's program is called Forty Steps to a New Era. In this regard our thoughts with the author have coincided. We also think that a new era has come. And in a new era, Kyrgyzstan must show itself. We are predisposed to the fact that we can quickly grasp and develop it further. The age of digitization is the century for Central Asia. I, as a Kyrgyz citizen, will say that we must develop this," he added.

The author of the book "Lost Enlightenment.Central Asia's Golden Age of the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane" is Frederic Starr, who is the president of the Johns Hopkins University Institute. The book was translated into 20 languages ​​of the world. In Central Asia it was translated only into Kyrgyz. Editor of the book Almazbek Beyshenaliev said that the translation of the book involved a whole team.

Reported by Kabar (Kyrgyzstan).