Baku, September 30, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Chairman of the World Scout Committee (WSC) Joao Armando Goncalves and Secretary General Scott Teare.
Noting that Azerbaijan's hosting the 41st conference and 13th World Scout Youth Forum of World Scout Committee in 2017 is of great importance for the organization, Secretary General Scott Teare said that the events would bring together more than 1,000 representatives from 150 countries.
President Ilham Aliyev underlined the importance of the decision to hold the 41st conference and 13th World Scout Youth Forum of World Scout Committee in Azerbaijan.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed his hope that holding such an important global event in Azerbaijan would create a good opportunity in terms of further promoting the country, adding Azerbaijan has excellently organized a number of international events.
The sides expressed satisfaction with the decision made by the majority of votes to hold the next conference and the 13th World Scout Youth Forum for the first time in the Eurasian region in Azerbaijan in 2017, noting these events will be excellently organized.