(MENAFN- AzerNews) In UK's Victoria and Albert Museum, Galerie Edition Raphael
(Raphael Gallery) hosted an event dedicated to the 100th
anniversary of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar
Aliyev, Azernews reports.
Heydar Aliyev, during his visit to the UK in 1998, took part in
a concert event organized in this place, where he delivered a
speech. He underlined the importance of presenting Azerbaijani
music and art in this historic hall.
This significant historical moment gave another exceptional
feature to the event on May 25 dedicated to national leader's
The event, held with the support of the Heydar Aliyev
Foundation, was attended by UK Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to
Azerbaijan Baroness Emma Nicholson, Assistant to the President of
Azerbaijan, Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar
Alakbarov, speakers of the House of Commons of the UK.
Moreover, the event was attended by members of the Milli Majlis
(Azerbaijani Parliament) working group on Azerbaijani-British
inter-parliamentary relations, members of the diplomatic corps,
accredited in this country, representatives of the private sector,
well-known public figures, and members of the country's community
in the UK.
An exhibition and concert program dedicated to the life and work
of national leader Heydar Aliyev were presented at the event.
In turn, the exhibition presented photographic materials and
information about the life and political activities of the great
leader, and the main events in the history of Azerbaijan,
Azerbaijani-British bilateral relations.
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