Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

Governor of Astrakhan region to visit Baku

Baku, December 12, AZERTAC

Governor of Russia`s Astrakhan region Alexander Zhilkin will visit Baku next week. According to website of the administration of Astrakhan region, Zhilkin will put forward a number of proposals on works to be done in 2018. He said Azerbaijani investors were first foreign business representatives to invest in the “Lotos” Special Economic Zone. “Azerbaijan’s ATEF group of companies started construction of an electrical equipment plant in this zone. It plans to invest more than 1.1 billion rubles in the project,” Zhilkin added.

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First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva met with deputy secretary general of Bureau International des Expositions

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has today met with Deputy Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Dimitri Kerkentzes.

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva recalled that a reception was held in November in Paris to introduce Baku`s bid to host Expo 2025, and noted with pleasure that Azerbaijan has been successfully cooperating with the Bureau International des Expositions in recent years. Noting that Azerbaijan successfully participated in several international exhibitions, Mehriban Aliyeva emphasized the support of Deputy Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Dimitri Kerkentzes for holding these exhibitions.

Saying that Baku is bidding to host Expo 2025, Azerbaijan`s first vice-president stressed the country`s experience in this area. She noted that Baku has successfully hosted several international events in recent years. “Holding these events at the excellent level shows that our country can also make achievements in Expo 2025.” Mehriban Aliyeva said that Baku`s bid to host Expo 2025 is supported by both government bodies, private organizations and residents. First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva underlined that theme “Developing human capital, building a better future”, which Azerbaijan proposed for the exhibition, is important to the world.

Noting that Dimitri Kerkentzes visited Azerbaijan for the first time, Mehriban Aliyeva expressed confidence that his proposals and recommendations on Expo 2025 will be very beneficial for the country. She pointed out that next year Azerbaijan will receive an evaluation mission and present its report on the work done, and added that the visit of the deputy secretary general of the Bureau International des Expositions to the country is of great importance in this regard.

Expressing his pleasure to be in Azerbaijan, Dimitri Kerkentzes said the support of the Azerbaijani government, including First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva for the events related to Baku`s bid to host Expo 2025 testifies to the country`s attaching importance to this project.

BHOS hosts ceremony to commemorate national leader Heydar Aliyev

Baku, December 12, AZERTAC

A ceremony to commemorate national leader, founder of modern Azerbaijan and outstanding politician Heydar Aliyev has been held at Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS). The ceremony brought together BHOS management, professors, teachers, students and staff members.

The event participants observed a minute of silence in the memory of the great leader of Azerbaijan. BHOS Vice Rector for Education, Science and International Relations Ramiz Humbatov spoke about the wise policy of Heydar Aliyev, his services to the Homeland and shared his memories about deeds of the national leader. Associate Professor of BHOS Centre of English Language and Humanitarian Disciplines, PhD in History Alamdar Shahverdiyev told about the role and place of the national leader in modern history and his political and public activity during many years.

The Higher School’s undergraduates made a presentation dedicated to Heydar Aliyev’s life, activity and achievements. On the basis of their research, fifth-year students Heydar Najafov, Agil Asgarov and Farid Mustafayev presented a report about the national leader’s contribution to establishment and development of Azerbaijan as an independent state and about impressive results of his national policy and the oil strategy.

Speaking at the commemoration ceremony, the participants emphasized that ideas and strategy of the national leader continue to be successfully implemented by President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev. They also called upon all citizens of Azerbaijan to make a contribution towards national prosperity and sustainable social and economic development.

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Ilham Aliyev arrived in Turkey for visit

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Istanbul at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the is…