Meeting of the management of the Roza Otunbaeva Initiative Foundation with partners during the working trip to the People's Republic of China

February 1, 2024, 09:12

On January 31, the Executive Director of the Roza Otunbaeva Initiative Foundation, Roza Kaiykova, held working meetings with Chinese partners.


The staff of the Foundation met with Adyl Jumaturdy, book editor and researcher at the Institute of National Literature of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. During the meeting, both sides noted the productive and efficient cooperation within the project to translate and publish the book “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China”. A proposal was made to develop and publish a modern Kyrgyz-Chinese and Chinese-Kyrgyz dictionary.


Another meeting was held with the leadership of the Center for Broadcasting to Europe and Asia (Publishing House "Zhenmin Huabao") under the Office of the Administration of the People's Republic of China for Publication and Dissemination of Foreign-Language Literature. The parties reaffirmed their commitment to mutually beneficial cooperation in cultural and humanitarian fields and discussed proposals for organizing reciprocal visits of delegations from publishing organizations to exchange experiences.


During the visit, the Executive Director and Foundation staff also visited the office and learned about the activities of Dolphin Books, a publishing house established in 1986. Dolphin Books specializes in children's books, educational and humanitarian books, and aims to introduce Chinese stories to young people around the world. The publisher is also exploring new business areas, including educational platforms for AR-based science popularization and innovative book distribution systems.


Both sides recognized significant potential for further cooperation and expressed their strong intention to cooperate in translating and publishing children's books on scientific and educational topics in Kyrgyz, as well as translating children's books by Kyrgyz authors into Chinese for distribution in China.