A monument to the educator, scientist Ybyrai Altynsarin was built in the central square of Kostanay. This was reported by the national portal "Adyrna" with reference to Kazinform.
The monument, unveiled on the eve of the 180th anniversary of Y. Altynsarin, is located at the intersection of Altynsarin and Tolstoy streets. It was built by teachers and labor veterans of Kostanay. The governor of Kostanay region Archimed Mukhambetov, veterans of pedagogical work, public figures took part in the solemn event. According to the head of the region, the opening of the monument is the beginning of the work to celebrate the anniversary of an outstanding person who made an valuable contribution to the development of Kazakh society, the formation of the education system.
“The monument to the first enlightener Ibrai Altynsarin is one of the historical events in the country.
The talented Kazakh person has made an immeasurable contribution to the history of public education in the country. In the second half of the XIX century he developed a meaningful project for the organization of school work in the Kazakh steppes and laid the foundation of the national school. This is just a part of the great ancestor's contribution to the country. Significant projects for next year will start with today's event. We do not stop at the unveiling of the monument. Altynsarin street in the city will be completely repaired. 900 millions tenge were allocated for it from the treasury. This work will continue, "Archimedes Mukhambetov said.
The monument was built by the famous sculptor Zh. Zhubankosov and a member of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan, T. Ermekov. The construction is made of bronze, granite from the bottom to the bottom of the pedestal. The total height of the bronze composition is 2.6 meters from the lowest point of the plinth.
The national portal "Adyrna"