A famous writer, playwright, winner of Makhambet Prize, honored worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, academician of the International Aitmatov Academy Rahymzhanu Otarbayev this year celebrated 60 years.
In 1977 he graduated from the philological faculty of the Ural Pedagogical Institute, now ZKGU them. M. Utemisov, worked in the newspaper "Kazakh әdebietі", "Oral өңіrі" magazine "Zhalyn" at the embassy, he served as head of the Mangistau regional broadcasting company, the director of the regional Kazakh Drama Theater named Makhambet, head of sector of the Presidential Administration, the Director General of the National academic library of RK. Currently he works as a director, editor in chief of "Ak Zhaiyk kz». His books have been translated into several world languages, and plays regularly placed in the Kazakh and Kyrgyz theaters. And this is it - a person with an unusually soft-nature, skillfully wielding a pen.
November 24 in honor of the anniversary in the auditorium of the University held Republican scientific-practical conference "Actual problems of modern literary criticism and linguistics." The guests of the meeting were well-known personalities in the field and throughout the country - is a poet and writer Akushtap Baktygereeva Mereke coolkenno. On behalf of the region came to congratulate the writer Akim Turegaliev Nariman, who noted that Rakhymzhan Otarbayev - is the property of our country, its contribution to Kazakh and world drama and prose can not be overemphasized.
- Rakhymzhan Otarbayev - a person who makes us look anew at old. No wonder his works are very popular far beyond the borders of our country and translated into many languages of the world, - said in his speech Rector ZKGU, doctor of pedagogical sciences, academician Askhat Salimovich Imangaliev.