Almaty hosts conference marking centenary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and 95th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev

Almaty, May 18, AZERTAC

A conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and the 95th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev has been held at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Almaty.

In his opening remarks, rector of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Galimkair Mutanov underlined the importance of marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and the 95th anniversary of the Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev at the University.

Addressing the event, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov highlighted the history of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. He said that although the Republic was short-lived, it made numerous milestone achievements.

The Azerbaijani President’s Assistant on Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov thanked the KazNU, TURKSOY, International Turkic Academy, as well as the Kazakh officials attending the event for the organization of the conference. The Presidential Assistant described this kind of events as an indicative of friendly and brotherly relations between the peoples and states of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

President of the International Turkic Academy Darkhan Kydyrali hailed the important role of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in terms of awakening and formation of national consciousness in the whole Turkic world.

Other speakers at the event also pointed out the friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. They hailed national leader Heydar Aliyev’s significant contributions to the establishment of modern and independent Azerbaijan.

The event then featured the screening of a film about national leader Heydar Aliyev.

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Later the same day, the opening of Azerbaijan History and Culture Centre was held at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Addressing the opening ceremony, rector of the University Galimkair Mutanov underlined the importance of the Centre to the development of Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan scientific, public and social relations.

The Azerbaijani President’s Assistant on Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov thanked the University leadership for their support to the opening of the Centre.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov highlighted the work done in connection with the establishment of the Centre.

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Following the opening ceremony, a conference marking the 135th anniversary of the Azerbaijani great playwright Huseyn Javid was held at the KazNU.

Rector of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Galimkair Mutanov, the Azerbaijani President’s Assistant on Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov, TURKSOY`s Secretary General Dusen Kasseinov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov, President of the International Turkic Academy Darkhan Kydyrali addressed the event.

Doctoral candidate of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Sona Valiyeva highlighted the life and ideology of works of Huseyin Javid.

Head of the Association of Kazakhstan`s Azerbaijanis Abulfaz Khamedov then presented Abay Order to the Presidential Assistant Ali Hasanov.

Ilaha Ahmadova

Special Correspondent

AZERTAG.AZ :Almaty hosts conference marking centenary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and 95th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev

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