President, high-ranking officials may be obliged to wear ak-kalpak


Member of Respublika — Ata Jurt faction Ekmat Baybakpaev made an initiative to grant the national headdress of the Kyrgyz ak-kalpak the status of a cultural symbol. He drafted the bill.

Background statement states that the purpose of the document is to improve the image of «the most important element of the cultural heritage of the Kyrgyz people — ak-kalpak, establish the legal framework for its...