Baku, March 17 AZERTAC
A ceremony to award the winners of the competition held by the Fund of State Support for Development of Mass Media under the President of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Novruz Holiday has been held.
The event started with the performance of the national anthem of Azerbaijan.
Executive director of the Fund of State Support to the Development of Mass Media Vugar Safarli highlighted the state support and condition created for the Media in the country. Vugar Safarli stressed the importance of establishing the Fund in terms of ensuring the development of Mass Media in the country.
Azerbaijani President`s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov highlighted the importance of such events.
The Assistant said President Ilham Aliyev and the Government of Azerbaijan paid special attention to the improvement of role of the Media in social life of the country. “This policy was founded by national leader Heydar Aliyev,” he added.
Chairman of Press Council Aflatun Amashov applauded holding such contest in terms of presenting writings of the media representatives to public. Aflatun Amashov stressed the role of the Media in Azerbaijan. The Chairman added the national press had a vital role in promoting the country`s successes, its reforms across the world.
The ceremony to present the awards to the winners has been held. One of the winners of the contest is AZERTAC`s employee Nariman Hasanov.
The event featured a concert.