Baku, April 25, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev conveyed greetings and best wishes of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to the head of state. The chairman said the goals and ideas of the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations were of unprecedented importance in the current crisis period, and stressed the significance of holding such an event of the United Nations in Baku.
The head of state described the organization of the forum of the UN Alliance of Civilization in Baku as a sign of recognition of Azerbaijan`s activity within dialogue among civilizations.
President Ilham Aliyev said relevant work done and events held in Azerbaijan contributed to bringing nations closer to one another and strengthening mutual understanding.
President Ilham Aliyev recalled with pleasure his recent meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul.
The head of state thanked for such a high representation of Kazakhstan at the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations and described this as a good sign of Kazakhstan`s interest in the issues to be discussed at the Forum as well as the country`s attitude to Azerbaijan.
The head of state hailed the fact that Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan was visiting Azerbaijan with a large delegation. President Ilham Aliyev said the forum would create a good opportunity for holding interesting discussions and looking through the agenda of the bilateral relations between the two countries.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings of Nursultan Nazarbayev, and asked Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to extend his greetings to the President of Kazakhstan.