Turkic Week, which aims to promote the cultural heritage and arts of the Turkic world, has begun in Geneva with an opening ceremony at the UN office, Report informs via TRT World.

The program started on Monday with an exhibition presenting a diverse array of cultural artifacts, featuring handicrafts, paintings, and the evocative photo exhibition, Turkic World on the Silk Way.

“It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to the opening ceremony of the Turkic Week here in Geneva, marking a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to showcase the rich tapestry of Turkic heritage and culture on the international stage,” Secretary General of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) Kubanychbek Omuraliev said in his opening remarks.