BISHKEK, Jan 27 (Kabar). At the initiative of Kyrgyzstan and the Government of Moscow city a monument to the Manas Generous will be erected in the Russian capital in the Park of Friendship.
The press service of the State Directorate for conducting of the Year of Kurmanjan Datka and the 20th anniversary of Independence of Kyrgyzstan, opening and transfer of the monument as a gift to the Moscow city with the participation of top leaders of Kyrgyzstan and Russia is slated for the last week of February 2012.
The length of the bronze sculpture is 4.5 meters in height.
The monument will be made by the Kyrgyz side at the expense of sponsorship funds. Today, the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev transferred 1 million soms to support this initiative from his personal funds.