From Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dear Ilham Heydar oglu,
On behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation and on my own behalf, I convey to you my heartfelt congratulations on your 60th birthday.
Under your leadership, Azerbaijan is implementing large-scale programs aimed at developing the national economy and social sphere. The authority of the Republic in the region and in the international arena has significantly strengthened.
I would like to specifically underline your great personal contribution to the strengthening of Russian-Azerbaijani relations based on the principles of friendship, good-neighborliness and partnership. Our cooperation is steadily expanding in trade, economic, investment, scientific and technical, cultural and humanitarian fields. Important joint projects are being successfully implemented.
I am convinced that the further deepening of our tangible cooperation and the promotion of new promising initiatives fully meet the interests of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
I sincerely wish you, dear Ilham Heydar oglu, good health, happiness and continued success in your responsible state activity.
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation