Azerbaijani flag hoisted outside Philadelphia Mayor’s Office to mark ADR’s centenary

Washington, June 14, AZERTAC

The national flag of Azerbaijan has been solemnly hoisted outside the Mayor’s Office in Philadelphia, the state of Pennsylvania, USA, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR).

The event was co-organized by local Azerbaijani activists living in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Mayor's Office. Representatives of the Azerbaijani community, the Mayor's Office and the embassy of Azerbaijan attended the event.

President of the Azerbaijani Society of America (ASA) Tomris Azeri spoke of the establishment of the ADR, emphasizing that every Azerbaijani is now proud of their independent state.

Philadelphia City Representative Sheila Hess congratulated the Azerbaijani community of Pennsylvania on the occasion of the ADR centennial. She mentioned that Mayor Jim Kenney proclaimed 28 May, 2018 as the Day of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Philadelphia.

Yusif Babanly

Special Correspondent

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