(MENAFN- AzerNews) An official reception on the occasion of May 28 - Azerbaijan's
Independence Day was organized on Sunday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
in the Jordanian capital Amman.
According to Azernews , at the Azerbaijani
Embassy in Jordan, an event attended by officials of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs of this country, heads of diplomatic missions
accredited in the kingdom and diplomats of most countries, as well
as the State Minister of Jordan for Legal Affairs Nancy Namruga,
former Prime Minister Abdurrauf ar, who enjoys great authority in
the country -Rawabde, Chairman of the House of Representatives and
Head of the House of Friendship Association with the countries of
Asia and Oceania, as well as members of the Association, Chairman
and members of the Committee of the House of Representatives on
Foreign Relations, Senators, Chairman and representatives of the
Jordan Business Association, other government representatives, and
editors and journalists of the official Petra agency, the state
newspapers Ad-Dustur and Ar-Ray, the official newspapers Al-Ghad
and Al-Anbat, electronic news resources, as well as representatives
of the Azerbaijani diaspora, began with the execution of state
anthems of Jordan and Azerbaijan.
Speaking at the event, Ambassador Eldar Salimov provided brief
but meaningful information about the history of Independence Day
and the achievements of this young state, which has existed for
only 23 months.
He noted that Azerbaijan, having restored its state independence
during the collapse of the Soviet Union, again faced a threat, the
ambassador stressed that the establishment of our true independence
began after the return to power at the insistence of the people of
the national leader Heydar Aliyev. The diplomat dwelled in detail
on the results of the successful political course pursued by the
President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev.
"The state and people of Azerbaijan have been celebrating their
independence with redoubled joy over the past three years, and this
joy is associated with the historic victory of the glorious
Azerbaijani army in the Second Karabakh War under the leadership of
the victorious Supreme Commander," Salimov stressed. He added that
the main goal of Azerbaijan in the post-conflict period is to
ensure peace, tranquility and stability in the region. Today, a
large-scale process of restoration and reconstruction is being
carried out in our liberated lands.
Speaking about relations with the friendly Hashemite Kingdom,
the diplomat noted that a solid foundation for these relations was
laid during the historic meeting of the great leader Heydar Aliyev
and King Hussein ibn Talal in 1994 within the framework of the
current Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Casablanca,
and today these relations entered into a qualitatively new stage of
Further, he recalled that in 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of
the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two friendly
countries, the ambassador noted that over the past three decades,
our relations have been formed on the basis of mutual respect,
friendship and cooperation.
Minister of State Nancy Namruga, who took part in the event as
the main guest, congratulated the President of Azerbaijan Ilham
Aliyev and the Azerbaijani people on behalf of the Government of
Jordan on this significant historical day and conveyed her best
wishes, in particular, wished new success, peace and prosperity to
the brotherly country under the leadership of the wise heads of
At the banquet, videos were shown dedicated to the Independence
Day, the International Music Festival "Kharibulbul", as well as
reflecting the enchanting nature of Azerbaijan.
It should be noted that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Migrants Affairs of Jordan congratulated the state and people of
Azerbaijan on Independence Day on its Twitter account.
It should also be noted that during the official reception
organized by the embassy, the most modern and majestic bridge of
the capital Amman was illuminated with the colors of the