A ceremony dedicated to the 94th anniversary of national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev’s birth and the 13th anniversary of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s activity took place, May 10.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members attended the ceremony.
The Head of the State addressed the ceremony.
A video film dedicated to Heydar Aliyev’s activity was demonstrated.
Then a ceremony of presenting the Heydar Aliyev Award took place.
First, the Resolution of the President on conferring People’s Writer of Azerbaijan Nariman Hasanzadeh on the Heydar Aliyev Award was read.
President Ilham Aliyev presented the award to Nariman Hasanzadeh.
Then the winner of the “Golden Plane” International Award, founded by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, was announced.
President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva presented the “Golden Plane” International Award to member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Honoured Scientist, bearer of “Glory” Order, Orientalist-scholar Vasim Mammadaliyev for the support provided to projects of the Foundation aiming at formation of the young generation as skilful persons, and his active participation in the promotion of universal values through mass media.
The solemn ceremony continued with an artistic part.