His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dear Ilham Heydarovich,
On behalf of the government of the Russian Federation and on my own behalf, I extend my congratulations to you on the occasion of your 55th jubilee.
I would like to note your personal outstanding contribution to strengthening Russian-Azerbaijani cooperation, which is based on the principles of good neighborliness and strategic partnership. You always pay attention to the development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation and implementation of large-scale joint projects in the fields of industry, infrastructure and energy. I am confident that the strengthening of practical mutual activities, expansion of regional cooperation and business relations is in full conformity with best interests of Russia and Azerbaijan.
I warmly recall our meetings with you that have always been held in an atmosphere of constructiveness and confidence. I would be happy to maintain our fruitful contacts.
Dear Ilham Heydarovich, I wish you good health, well-being and new success in your responsible state activities.
Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation