First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva met with world-renowned singer and composer of Azerbaijani descent Sami Yusuf, October 1.
First Vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva presented the Honorary Diploma of the Azerbaijani President to the singer.
First Vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva highly appreciated Sami Yusuf’s participation in the 2nd Nasimi – Poetry, Art and Morality Festival. Mehriban Aliyeva recalled the singer’s participation in the concert arranged within the framework of the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in Baku in June this year, underscoring that this concert was organized on the highest level, contributing to the relations between Azerbaijan and UNESCO. The First Vice-president noted that, based on the Resolution of the Azerbaijani President, persons who have actively participated in the organization and holding of the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku were conferred on the “Honorary Diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan”. Among them is also Sami Yusuf.
The First Vice-president presented the honorary diploma to the singer.
At the meeting, Mehriban Aliyeva wished successes to Sami Yusuf in his future creative activities.
Singer and composer Sami Yusuf thanked for the high award.