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Memorial evening was organized by Heydar Aliyev Foundation for world-famous singer Muslum Magomayev
President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva participated in the event

17.08.2022 [23:58]
On 17 August, a memorial evening to mark the 80th anniversary of the birth of world-famous opera and pop singer, composer, the People's Artist of the USSR and Azerbaijan, Muslum Magomayev, was organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the Baku Green Theater Concert Complex ...

Military seamen perform next episode of “Sea Cup” contest

17.08.2022 [20:05]
During the "Sea Cup" contest held as part of the "International Army Games - 2022" in the territorial waters of Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea, military seamen accomplished the tasks on the "Artillery shooting at sea target" episode of the "Conducting artillery shooting" stage, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

Ministry of Defense: Episodes of “Sniper Frontier” contest are being performed

17.08.2022 [20:02]
Various episodes of the “Sniper Frontier” contest held as part of the “International Army Games – 2022” are being performed, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC. Azerbaijani snipers have successfully accomplished two more exercises of the first stage ...

Azerbaijan men`s judo team take gold at Islamic Solidarity Games

17.08.2022 [19:50]
The Azerbaijan men`s judo team have bagged gold at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. Azerbaijani judokas defeated Turkiye 3-2 in the ...

Azerbaijan women`s judo team capture bronze at Konya 2021

17.08.2022 [19:34]
The Azerbaijan women`s judo team have ranked third at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. Azerbaijan beat Kyrgyzstan 3-1 in the bronze medal ...

Increase of 15.7% in volume of dry cargo transported through Port of Baku recorded

17.08.2022 [19:21]
Due to the technical capabilities of the Port of Baku, the provision of efficiency in transportation with the application of modern logistics solutions, comfortable conditions for cargo owners, and many other factors, the volume of cargo attracted to ...

Zagatala to host agricultural fair “Kend Bogchasi”

17.08.2022 [19:16]
On August 19, the agricultural products fair will be held in Zagatala district with the participation of projects included in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Azerbaijan Partnership Program and financial ...

Autumn exhibition season starts in September

17.08.2022 [19:05]
The autumn season of trade and industrial exhibitions in Azerbaijan are to open again in September. Traditionally exhibitions will be held with the support of Azerbaijani state agencies. Within the framework of the autumn season, 8 ...

For attention of Azercell subscribers

17.08.2022 [18:43]
We would like to inform that some of our subscribers have recently had to deal with fraudulent offers and sales of numbers on behalf of Azercell Telecom LLC. Besides, the scammers contact the subscribers on behalf of our ...

Russian PM makes phone call to Azerbaijani counterpart

17.08.2022 [18:24]
On August 17, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin made a phone call to Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ali Asadov. During the phone conversation, the PMs hailed the ...

Azerbaijan administers 1,791 COVID-19 jabs in 24 hours

17.08.2022 [18:20]
Azerbaijan administered a total of 1,791 COVID-19 jabs, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. Azerbaijan has administered more than 13,8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched ...

Azerbaijan claim gold in men's team epee at Konya 2021

17.08.2022 [17:52]
Azerbaijan took gold in the men's team epee fencing competition at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games. In the gold medal round, Azerbaijan faced Iran, winning with a score ...

China sees strongest regional heatwaves since 1961

17.08.2022 [17:41]
The comprehensive intensity of the regional heatwaves that have hit China since June 13 is the strongest since 1961 when the country started to keep complete meteorological records, according to Xinhua. As of Aug. 15, China had seen 64 days of regional heatwaves, topping ...

Turkiye, Israel agree to reappoint ambassadors

17.08.2022 [17:29]
Turkiye and Israel will mutually reappoint ambassadors, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "The steps we would take to normalize relations includes ...

Azerbaijan confirms 710 new cases of coronavirus

17.08.2022 [16:55]
710 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 503 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, no new coronavirus-related ...

Next stage of "Masters of Artillery Fire" contest conducted

17.08.2022 [16:48]
The next stage of the "Masters of Artillery Fire" contest held as part of the "International Army Games - 2022" in the Guards garrison of the Republic of Kazakhstan was conducted, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense told ...

BBC News to air “The Silk Roads - Wonders of Azerbaijan” program

17.08.2022 [16:34]
The first episode of the “Wonders of Azerbaijan” program hosted by an award-winning British historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes, will be broadcast on BBC World News on August 20, 2022 ...

President Ilham Aliyev recalls his last meeting with Muslim Magomayev

17.08.2022 [16:15]
“My father Heydar Aliyev also paid special attention to his activities when he gained all-Union fame at a young age. I can actually say that my father treated him with fatherly care. Because he knew him both as a great singer and as a very nice person. Each of us knew Muslum as a great performer, singer ...

North Korea launches two cruise missiles toward Yellow Sea

17.08.2022 [15:45]
Pyongyang launched two cruise missiles toward the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing a South Korean military official. "We recorded that North Korea launched two cruise missiles toward the Yellow ...

Azerbaijani President: Muslum's voice was a gift from God, his unique style of performance was a phenomenon

17.08.2022 [15:42]
“Both Tamara and Muslum were great performers and world-famous singers. They were so attached to each other that the story of their love and friendship is a legend. They met in Baku, and my late father always remembered those days,” said President Ilham Aliyev in his ...

Baku State University, Ankara University sign protocol on academic cooperation

17.08.2022 [15:31]
Azerbaijan`s Baku State University (BSU) and Ankara University have signed an academic cooperation protocol envisaging collaboration in the fields of academic studies, culture, research and education. The protocol was inked by BSU Rector Elchin Babayev and Ankara University ...

Over 16 million tons of oil transported via BTC pipeline in January-July 2022

17.08.2022 [14:57]
Over 16 million tons of oil was transported via Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline (BTC) in January-July of 2022. According to State Statistics Committee, 79.1 percent of transportation was carried out by the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline ...

President Ilham Aliyev: People of Azerbaijan are rightfully proud of Muslum Magomayev

17.08.2022 [14:55]
“The people of Azerbaijan are rightfully proud of Muslum Magomayev because he was both a great singer and a great composer. He was unmatched on the Soviet stage. In fact, the songs performed by Muslum Magomayev make us all emotional even today,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev ...

Indonesian Embassy in Baku celebrates 77th Independence Day

17.08.2022 [14:46]
The Indonesian Embassy in Baku held a flag-hoisting ceremony to commemorate Indonesia's 77th Independence Day on August 17. The occasion was marked by a solemn National Flag Hoisting Ceremony that commenced at 8 a.m. and was led by Ambassador of ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Muslum Magomayev's attachment to his native land is also reflected through his works

17.08.2022 [14:42]
“Muslum's attachment to his native land is also reflected through his works. The songs he composed about Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire and the Caspian Sea are both magnificent and filled with love of the Motherland. Those songs live on and will live forever,” said President ...