|Vladimir Zakharov: cultural exchanges have come to a new level|
|SCO Deputy Secretary-General Vladimir Zakharov has informed that in 2009 a series of cultural activities will be held within the framework of the SCO, including folk art exhibitions, joint concerts etc.
“Cooperation in the field of cultural exchanges between the SCO member states has already come to a new level,” he said.
According to him, the SCO member states’ exhibition of decorative and applied arts and folk art will take place on April of this year in Kazan. In June, in the course of the 9th meeting of the Council of the Heads of Government of the SCO member states in Yekaterinburg, art workers from six member states and four observer countries will jointly organize concerts and exhibitions. In the second half year an exhibition “Tales written by children” will take place in Tajikistan.
Vladimir Zakharov has emphasized that the most active part in these measures will be taken by youth of the SCO member states. It will enable young generation to better know each other and strengthen mutual understanding.