Baku, March 4, AZERTAC
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov has today attended the first meeting of the ministers in charge of youth and sports of the Turkic Council in Istanbul.
Secretary General of the Turkic Council Ramil Hasanov made an opening speech, and spoke of the importance of the meeting.
Other speakers at the event included Azerbaijani Minister Azad Rahimov, Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports Akif Cagatay, Director of State Agency for the Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan Sheyshegul Bakirov, and Chairman of the Agency of Kazakhstan for Sports and Physical Training Affairs Yelsiyar Kanagtov.
The speakers stressed the importance of enhancing cooperation in youth and sports field, and hailed the role of the cooperation in this sphere.
Minister Azad Rahimov provided an insight into Azerbaijan`s achievements in youth and sports field, as well as international sports events held and to be held in the country.
The next meeting of the ministers in charge of youth and sports of the Turkic Council will be held in Azerbaijan in 2017.