Russia honored the famous Turkmen poet and thinker Makhtumkuli Fraghi by laying flowers at the foot of his monument in the central city park in the city of Astrakhan. The Consulate of Turkmenistan in Astrakhan was the organizer of this event, and the Astrakhan State University assisted in its organization.
The participants of the action were Vice-rector of Astrakhan State University A.V. Titov, Acting Head of the Regional Agency for International Communications A.G. Aydin, Deputy Head of the Municipal Formation "Privolzhsky District" N.S. Malysheva. The deputy head of the Regional Public Organization "Turkmenistan", N.S. Malysheva, the head of the Astrakhan Regional Public Organization "Turkmenistan", F.R. Kadyrova, whose activities are aimed at preserving and developing Turkmenistan's culture. Representatives of the Turkmen diaspora, teachers and students of the university also joined the laying ceremony.
On the eve of the ceremony, students from Turkmenistan studying at Astrakhan State University recited popular poems from the rich heritage of Makhtumkuli Fraghi. The event concluded with all those present laying bouquets at the foot of the monument to the Turkmen poet and thinker.