Today, a regular meeting of the scientific and methodological council of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, organized in “Otrar state archaeological preserve-museum”, was held in an online format. The agenda of the meeting with the participation of members of the Methodological Council included research, scientific and restoration work on the site of “Darbaza Sufi” gate in Otrar and research, study, reconstruction of the old street leading to “Darbaza Sufi” gate from the main highway of Otrar. The issues of carrying out restoration work were considered. At the meeting, Isabek Maratovich Nurmaganbetov, Deputy General Director of RSE “Kazkaytajagartu”, made a presentation, focusing on research, exploration and reconstruction works carried out in Otrar in 2020 and planned for 2021. Yerzhan Kudaibergen Tolepuly, deputy of Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Seitova Kumys Karsakbaevna, Director of the Department of Culture and Art of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan expressed their opinions and suggestions. The deputy director of Otrar state archaeological preserve-museum Akylbek Serik Shaimerdenovich answered the questions of the council members.