Baku, May 9, AZERTAC
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has bestowed its high award on Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President, president of the country`s National Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva.
The decision was announced at a FIG Council meeting in Baku.
Addressing the meeting, FIG president Morinari Watanabe hailed the Azerbaijani government`s attention to sports. He said Azerbaijan`s National Gymnastics Federation differs from other federations for its excellent organizational skills.
He announced FIG`s decision to confer the award upon Mehriban Aliyeva, saying it recognizes her role in developing gymnastics in Azerbaijan.
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