Golf tournament and reception marking 91st anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev held in Czech Republic VIDEO
Karlovy Vary, May 10 (AZERTAC). A golf tournament and a reception have been organized near Karlovy Vary, the Czech Republic, to mark the 91st anniversary of national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev.
The tournament was organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the Czech Public and Honorary Consulate of the country in Karlovy Vary.
Azerbaijani ambassador Tahir Taghizade, consul general Fakhraddin Mirzayev and former Karlovy Vary mayor Werner Hauptmann were among the participants in the opening ceremony.
The tournament was followed by a reception. Speaking to the event ambassador Taghizade hailed Azerbaijan-Czech Republic relations, saying they reached the level of strategic alliance. He said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s visit to Prague in April was a strong signal of excellent relations between the two countries.
Deputy Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament Vojtěch Filip praised Azerbaijani-Czech relations.
Karlovy Vary Mayor Petr Kulhánek stressed the role of the city in the development of the relations between the Czech Republic and Azerbaijan.
He expressed hope that a direct flight would be launched between Karlovy Vary and Baku.
The event featured performance by Karlovy Vary Symphonic Orchestra.