On December 12, 2013 there was a session of Kostanay regional maslikhat, which discussed the festive events plan for next year dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Ilyas Baitursyn. He was the pride of the country, a famous poet, our fellow countryman, a talented writer. He worked as a correspondent of the republican newspaper "Egemen Kazakhstan" in Kostanai region for 32 years. The last years of his life he worked at A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University.
The deputy director of the Department of educational work and public relations B. Kaliev took part in the meeting. At the meeting they discussed the plan for the anniversary event.
It was decided to attach a memorial plaque to the wall of the house where the poet lived. It should be noted that the anniversary of the poet coincides with the 75th anniversary of the institution of higher education where he worked. The administration of the university always treats its employees with great respect and honour.