Mehriban Aliyeva is awarded the “First Lady of the Year” Prize

On May 14, presentation of the publication “The Business Year: Azerbaijan-2014” took place in Baku with the joint organizational support of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan and “The Business Year” Company.

The presentation ceremony was attended by state and government officials, deputies of the Milli Majlis, the general public and media representatives.

Regional director of the publication Betul Chakaloghlu informed the guests of the special publication devoted to Azerbaijan.

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After the speeches, names of winners for various nominations were announced.

Azerbaijan’s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has been awarded the “First Lady of the Year” Prize for her active role in Azerbaijan’s public, social and cultural life, contributions made to the society’s dynamic development, matchless services towards promotion of our culture in the world, multilateral support provided for preservation of the world cultural heritage,   and loyalty to the principles of social justice and humanism.

The ceremony continued with a concert program.

 This is the 4th special issue of “The Business Year” Magazine devoted to Azerbaijan.

Interview of Mehriban Aliyeva is given in this special issue.