His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dear Ilham Heydarovich, I congratulate you on the occasion of a remarkable holiday – the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the state independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Indeed this is a landmark day in the centuries-old history of Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani people's striving for freedom and independence, their tradition to realize their great moral, cultural and intellectual potential has been transmitted from generation to generation.
Today, the entire world witnesses outstanding social and economic changes, and the citizens' well-being in Azerbaijan and the increasing strengthening of the country's influence on the international arena.
I am confident that under your able leadership Azerbaijan will achieve even more grandiose successes in building a strong and a developing state.
I wish you robust health, happiness and prosperity.
President of "Russneft" Open Joint Stock Oil Company