I would like to express my warm congratulations on the occasion of Your worthy election as President of Azerbaijan Republic.
Indeed, Your rise up to the post of President is evidence to Your features of statesman.
I am convinced that thanks to Your able and talented leadership, the Republic of Azerbaijan will continue its move along the path of progress that will bring to Your citizens favorable life.
Your Excellency, accept, please, the assurances of my highest considerations.
Ambassador Bekjasar Narbayev,
Secretary General of the Organization of Economic Cooperation
20 October 2003