Azerbaijan, Moldova discuss relations in cultural field

Baku, March 17 AZERTAC

Secretary General of the National Commission of Azerbaijan for UNESCO Gunay Efendiyeva has met Minister of Culture and Tourism of Moldova Monica Babuc in Chisinau.

They discussed ways of developing relations between Azerbaijan and Moldova, particularly cooperation in the field of culture.

Ms Babuc thanked the Azerbaijani government for supporting the projects implemented between the national commissions. She hailed Azerbaijan`s rich cultural heritage and the country`s achievements in the field of intercultural dialogue. The Moldovan Minister said this development expanded opportunities for cooperation between the two countries.

They also praised the organization of the Days of Moldovan culture in Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan`s Culture Days in Moldova over the last years. Minister Babuc stressed the role of Azerbaijan`s Embassy in holding such events, adding Moldova was interested in developing cultural relations with Azerbaijan.

Ms Efendiyeva highlighted development in various areas in Azerbaijan, and large-scale international projects initiated by President Ilham Aliyev.

She said Azerbaijan has successfully hosted Baku international humanitarian and World Intercultural Dialogue forums over the last years.

Ms Efendiyeva said the activity of president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has won high praise both in Azerbaijan and abroad.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Moldova Namig Aliyev was also present at the meeting.

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