Ilham Aliyev attended international conference on “Shaping the Geopolitics of the Greater Eurasia: from Past to Present to Future” in Shusha
The 4th international conference on “Shaping the Geopolitics of the Greater Eurasia: From Past to Present to Future,” organized by ADA University to mark the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, has been held in Shusha.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the conference.Opening the conference, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said:- Good Morning. Dear guests, welcome to Karabakh. Welcome to Shusha. Very glad to see you here.First of all, I want to express gratitude to ADA University for organizing this conference dedicated to the memory of the architect of independent Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. I was invited and decided to meet here in Karabakh.I have been at many events organized by ADA University, meeting with international experts and public figures in Baku and first time here. I hope you will enjoy your visit to Azerbaijan and your trip to Shusha. Shusha has a special place in the history of Azerbaijan. And now Shusha is being rebuilt almost from scratch.This year was announced the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of our Great Leader. And throughout the year, we organize numerous events and conferences in Azerbaijan and abroad, paying respect to the memory of the founder of independent Azerbaijan and, at the same time, addressing the important issues of our domestic politics, regional development, and international affairs. We wanted to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev n
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva met with Aghali village residents
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited Aghali village, Zangilan district.The President and the First Lady met with students and teaching staff of Aghali village secondary school and the village residents.Welcoming the pupils studying at Aghali village school, President Ilham Aliyev said:President Ilham Aliyev: Hello kids.Children: Hello.President Ilham Aliyev: Why don’t you show me the school? Come on, let's go!Mehriban Aliyeva: They are standing here. Shall we take a picture first?President Ilham Aliyev: Let's take a picture in front of the school.Mehriban Aliyeva: Let's take a picture.President Ilham Aliyev: Or have you been arranged like this by government officials?Male resident: Come on, kids. The taller ones should go a little behind and the rest of the kids should come forward.A picture is taken.Male resident: Thank you very much.President Ilham Aliyev: Let's go now. Show us your school. Let's see how the children study here? Let's have a look at the classrooms. Which grade are you in?Pupil 1: I am in sixth grade.President Ilham Aliyev: Where did you study before?Pupil 1: I went to Sumgayit secondary school No. 30.President Ilham Aliyev: Sumgayit. And you?Pupil 2: So did I, in Sumgayit.President Ilham Aliyev: Also in Sumgayit. How about you?Pupil 3: I also went to school in Sumgayit, school No. 15.President Ilham Aliyev: Sumgayit.Pupil 4: I went to secondary school No. 181 in Mardakan.President Ilham Aliyev: Wh
Azerbaijan Army units enter Lachin city
“Under the instruction of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijan Army units took complete control of the city of Lachin, as well as Zabukh and Sus settlements,” the Ministry of Defense reports.“Currently, measures to deploy the Azerbaijan Army units to new deployment points, as well as carry out the necessary engineering work are underway in these territories,” the ministry said.
Azerbaijan`s national flag raised in Lachin city
On August 26, the national flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan was raised in the city of Lachin.Commander of the army corps, Major General Kanan Seyidov reported to President, Victorious Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev.He said: “The Esteemed President, Mr. Victorious Commander-in-Chief! The Azerbaijani Army has taken full control of the city of Lachin, as well as Zabukh and Sus villages, in line with your directives. The national flag of Azerbaijan waves in the center of the city of Lachin. Long live Azerbaijan! Long live the Victorious Commander-in-Chief! Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”
President Ilham Aliyev: Today, on 26 August, we – the Azerbaijanis - have returned to the city of Lachin
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has made a post on the city of Lachin on his official Twitter account. “Today, on August 26, we – the Azerbaijanis - have returned to the city of Lachin. Azerbaijan’s Army is now stationed in the city of Lachin. The villages of Zabukh and Sus were taken under control.I congratulate all the residents of Lachin and the people of Azerbaijan on this occasion.Long live Lachin!Long live Azerbaijan!”
Vagif Poetry Days kicks off in Shusha
Vagif Poetry Days has got underway in the cultural capital of Azerbaijan, Shusha with the organization of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Ministry of Culture and the Union of Azerbaijani Writers.It has been a second time that Vagif Poetry Days, which have a history of 40 years, were held following the liberation of Shusha from occupation.The first event organized within the framework of the Poetry Days, which are attended by figures of culture and art, members of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, young writers, poets and war veterans, is a book fair in front of the Karabakh Hotel.A member of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, Ilgar Fahmi opened the fair. Following a welcoming speech by people’s writer Anar, the deputy chairman of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, Rashad Majid, said that the books of more than a hundred writers and poets are on display at the book fair. Books by separate writers were presented during the event.The books, “Karabakh saga, longing of 30 years – victory of 44 days” and “All roads lead to Shusha” on Vagif Poetry Days in Shusha, which were written at the initiative of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, were presented.The book, “Karabakh saga, longing of 30 years – victory of 44 days”, started to be written from the first days of the victory at the initiative of the chairman of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, people’s writer Anar. In the book, each writer from the liberated Karabakh wrote his memories about his native region. For example, Ramiz Rov
Diplomats view restoration of HPPs in Azerbaijan's Kalbajar
Representatives of the diplomatic corps have got familiarized with the work on the restoration of hydropower plants in Azerbaijani territories, liberated from the Armenian occupation in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, within their visit to Kalbajar district.The visitors were informed about the beginning of restoration of two hydropower plants (completely destroyed during the Armenian occupation) in Kalbajar and Lachin districts and viewed a hydropower plant in Kalbajar.The purpose of the visit is to familiarize the international diplomats with the consequences of the destructions by the Armenian occupiers and with the restoration process in the liberated territories.More than 80 diplomats and military attaches from more than 50 countries and 10 international organizations are taking part in the trip.This is already the ninth visit of the diplomatic corps to the liberated territories.
Representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Azerbaijan visit Kalbajar
The diplomatic corps accredited in Azerbaijan, including foreign ambassadors, military attachés, heads of international organizations, and more than 80 people from more than 50 countries have kicked off their visit to the liberated Kalbajar district.During the visit, the diplomats will familiarize themselves with the transport and energy infrastructure projects implemented in Kalbajar district, including the construction of roads, tunnels and power lines.The diplomatic corps will be made aware of the destruction and atrocities committed by the Armenian armed forces in Kalbajar district, especially the problems they caused deliberately when they left the territories.
Diplomats get familiarized with tunnel construction work in Azerbaijan's Kalbajar
Representatives of the diplomatic corps have got familiarized with the work on the сonstruction of a tunnel through the Murovdagh mountain range in Azerbaijan’s Kalbajar district liberated from the Armenian occupation in the 2020 Second Karabakh War.The visitors were informed about the process of construction of the tunnel, as well as the Toghanali-Kalbajar-Istisu highway.Besides, they were informed that the construction of the highway is planned to be completed in 2024-2025, and after its commissioning, the travel time will take no more than an hour.The purpose of the visit is to familiarize the international diplomats with the consequences of the destructions by the Armenian occupiers and with the restoration process in the liberated territories.More than 80 diplomats and military attaches from more than 50 countries and 10 international organizations are taking part in the trip.This is already the ninth visit of the diplomatic corps to the liberated territories.