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In the capital of Kyrgyzstan delivered to the body of Chingiz Aitmatov

June 13 2008

This morning in Bishkek by plane from Germany brought the coffin of the famous writer Chingiz Aitmatov. At the airport to meet the honorary guard was built as a military band played a funeral march.

The coffin was covered with the national flag of Kyrgyzstan, placed in a hearse. The funeral procession will take the body of a famous writer, located next to the seat of government of the Kyrgyz President.

According to the Minister of Health of Kyrgyzstan Marat Mambetov, due to the hot weather before the funeral will be taken special measures to ensure the preservation of the body of the writer. "There are some concerns for the safety of the body, so for tonight and tomorrow, when the coffin of the writer will be at home and is open to the farewell of relatives will be created special conditions", - said M. Mambetov reporters.

Memorial service and farewell to the writer held June 14 at the National Philharmonic Hall in Bishkek - the same day, Chingiz Aitmatov will be buried at Memorial Cemetery of the Ata-Beit "next to the grave of his father Torekula Aitmatov, reported Interfax .

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