Baku, April 25, AZERTAC
Famous Kazakh poet Olzhas Suleimenov has been awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Nizami Institute of Literature in Azerbaijan.
Addressing the award ceremony, vice-president of Azerbaijan’s National Academy of Sciences, director of Nizami Institute, academician Isa Habibbeyli called Olzhas Suleimenov “a pride of the entire Turkic world”.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan Beibit Isabaev emphasized “outstanding” achievements and the role of Olzhas Suleimenov in developing modern Kazakh literature.
Speakers at the ceremony highlighted SuleImenov`s contribution to the cultural heritage of Turkic people.
Olzhas Suleimenov expressed gratitude for “such a high award”.
"I heard so many good and sincere words here, and I am really excited. I realized that I am strongly attached to Azerbaijan,” Olzhas Suleimenov said.