Rumi Forum 2016 Fellowship Trip to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan was held between May 27 and June 4, 2016.A group of scholars across United States visited Almaty and Bishkek to learn more about the social, cultural, economic and political  life in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The participants met with journalists, authors, politicians, NGO representatives and businessmen to explore the domestic and international issues in the region.