Epic of Manas in the version of Manaschi Sayakbai Karalayev was reprinted with a circulation of 5,000 copies with the financial support of the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev. This was reported by the Information Policy Department of President.
According to it, this was done to popularize and widely distribute the ideas of the epic, which is an important part of the spiritual heritage of the Kyrgyz people. «From generation to generation, the epic reflected the aspirations of the people, its centuries-old history, the idea of strengthening the unity of the people and the revival of statehood,» the press service noted.
The book will be distributed free of charge among libraries, general education schools, universities and other institutions.