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London hosts annual meeting of Anglo-Azerbaijani Society

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London, January 29, AZERTAC

An annual meeting of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society has been held at Ettli Hall, a place of social and political debate in the British Parliament in London.

The meeting participants included Professor Nargiz Pashayeva, co-chair of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society on behalf of Azerbaijan, Lord German, member of House of Lords, co-chairman of the society on behalf of the UK, members of the Executive Committee and the British Parliament, representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in London, representatives of the Azerbaijani diaspora, local and foreign businessmen, public figures and media representatives.

The participants elected the Board of Directors. According to the results of the voting, professor Nargiz Pashayeva was re-elected as a co-chair of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society on behalf of Azerbaijan, while Lord German on behalf of the UK. Composition of the Executive Committee then was approved by adding three internationally recognized prominent businessman's candidacy.

In his remarks, Lord German highlighted the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society's activities last year. He said he would spare no efforts to contribute to expansion of cultural, humanitarian and educational ties between the UK and Azerbaijan. He also said he was honored and happy to cooperate with Nargiz Pashayeva as a co-chair, describing the society's achievements and undeniable influence as a key factor.

Addressing the meeting, Nargiz Pashayeva expressed her gratitude to those who contributed to the activity of the society.

Highlighting the rich experience Anglo-Azerbaijani Society has gained over the past years, Nargiz Pashayeva noted that in 2015 the society launched a number of significant and successful cultural, education and charity projects.

The event then featured a concert program featuring Azerbaijan`s folk and European music.

Orkhan Ismayilov

Special Correspondent

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