A solemn laying of flowers at the monument to the classic Turkmen poet Makhtumkuli Fragi was held in the city of Turkmenabat.
Early in the morning on the day of workers of culture and arts and poetry of Makhtumkuli Fragi in the Park of culture and recreation of Makhtumkuli Fragi gathered residents of the city of Turkmenabat-representatives of enterprises, institutions, public organizations, the older generation. Laying baskets with fresh flowers and bouquets, they expressed their respect for the poet’s work.
There are monuments to seven Turkmen classical poets, and the Park has become a gathering place for people engaged in creativity. During the week of culture, here, as well as in enterprises and institutions, cultural events dedicated to the poet’s work were organized, songs were sung to the poet’s poems, his poems were read, and meetings were held with the poets of the velayat.