Anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev marked in St Petersburg
Baku, May 11 (AZERTAC). Employees of the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in St. Petersburg and representatives of Azerbaijani diaspora have laid flowers at a bas-relief of national leader Heydar Aliyev on the occasion of his 91st jubilee.
The bas-relief of Heydar Aliyev was installed on a house in the Gorokhovaya Street in 2005, where Heydar Aliyev attended High KGB School in 1949-1950s.
The consulate general Elshad Gulamov highlighted the national leader`s life and political activities. He said the national leader had played a crucial role in building Azerbaijan`s statehood and strengthening today`s Azerbaijan. The diplomat said President Ilham Aliyev was successfully continuing the national leader`s policy.
Other speakers, including Idris Gahramanov, chairman of public organization “Nakhchivan”, noted that national leader Heydar Aliyev paid much attention to Azerbaijanis living abroad, and praised his role in consolidation of Azerbaijani diaspora across the world.
The Azerbaijani Consulate General in St. Petersburg, regional office of All-Russia Azerbaijanis Congress and other public organizations carried out a series of celebrative events on the occasion of the 91st jubilee of the national leader.