The state language of Kyrgyzstan is Kyrgyz. Day of the state language is celebrated in the country annually on September 23, in honor of the adoption on this day in 1989 by the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz SSR of the law "On the state language of the Kyrgyz SSR".
By this document, the status of the state language was assigned to the Kyrgyz language, and it was also recognized that:
In the Kirghiz SSR, the free development of the languages of other nationalities living in the republic is ensured. In the Kirghiz SSR, every citizen has the right to freely choose the language of communication.