The official closing ceremony of TURKSOY's 2022 "Bursa-Turkish Capital of Culture Year" was held on December 9.

According to the news provided to APA by the Public Relations and Information Assurance Department of the Shusha State Reserve, the symbol of the cultural capital was transferred from Bursa to Shusha at the closing ceremony of the event.

The symbol was handed over to Aydin Karimova, the special representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Shusha district, by Alinur Aktaş, head of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality.

Sultan Rayev, CEO of TURKSOY, Kubanichbek Omuraliyev, Director General of the Organization of Turkic States, Yakub Janbolat, Governor of Bursa, and Alinur Aktaş, Mayor of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, spoke about Shushan, the cradle of rich historical and cultural heritage, the homeland of geniuses, and an impregnable fortress, "2023 Turkic States". "cultural capital" was called a new and magnificent page of history.

The speakers specially noted that this event is hopeful, proud and very important.