Moments of life given to the people: January 1999

Baku, April 17, AZERTAC

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Heydar Aliyev, the founder of the independent state of Azerbaijan, outstanding political and public figure, AZERTAC highlights the chronology of the thorny and glorious path traveled by the Great Leader of the Azerbaijani people, his unique political and public activities, and his life dedicated to the people.


2 January. President Heydar Aliyev toured the capital city of Baku on the occasion of the New Year.

8 January. He received renowned US politician Henry Kissinger and held a joint briefing with him.

11 January. He met with the Israeli delegation.

14 January. He received the UN World Food Program delegation.

17-29 January. He underwent medical examination in Turkey. He met with Turkish President Suleyman Demirel, Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Hikmet Çetin and other officials of the brotherly country, who visited him at Gülhane Military Medical Academy. He was interviewed by Azerbaijani and foreign media outlets.

19 January. He was awarded with the title of "Outstanding personality of the world in 20th century" by the Board of Directors of the International Biographical Center.

29 January. He met with President of Turkey Suleyman Demirel at Çankaya Mansion, Presidential Palace.

He was interviewed Turkey's TRT TV channel.

30 January. He returned to his country from Turkey.


On 29 September, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an Order to declare 2023 as a “Year of Heydar Aliyev” in the country. 10 May 2023 will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Heydar Aliyev, the national leader of the Azerbaijani people, the founder of the independent state of Azerbaijan, and an outstanding politician and statesman.



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