(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) GANJA, Azerbaijan, June 8. Nizami Ganjavi was a
poet of an entire epoch, Co-Chairman of the Nizami Ganjavi
International Center (NGIC) Ismail Serageldin said, trend reports.
Serageldin made the remark at an event dedicated to the study
and promotion of the values contained in the heritage of
prominent Azerbaijani poet of the 12th century Nizami Ganjavi,
being held in Ganja on the second day of the event themed
"Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Integration: Energy, Economy,
Environment and Equity" organized by NGIC.
"Currently, the world faces a lot of problems related to culture
and heritage. The works of Nizami Ganjavi, already then when they
appeared, illuminated an entire era with their light," he
Earlier, participants of the event have visited the mausoleum of
Over 30 foreign guests from various countries are participating
in the event. The participants include Co-Chairman of the NGIC
Ismail Serageldin, ex-president of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev,
ex-president of Croatia Ivo Josipovic, ex-president of Montenegro
Filip Vujanovic, 75th President of the UN General Assembly Vulkan
Bozkir, ex-director general of ISESCO Abdulaziz Altwaijri, and
former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zlatko
Besides, former prime minister of Moldova Chiril Gaburici,
former prime minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, former minister of
the interior of Bosnia and Herzegovina Predrag Kurtes, former
deputy prime minister of Romania Ana Birchall, former deputy prime
minister of Georgia Eka Tkeshelashvili, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
Hedva Ser, President of the European Coalition of Cities against
Racism Benedetto Zacchiroli, President and CEO of the National
Committee on American Foreign Policy Susan Elliott and former vice
president of the World Bank Mats Karlsson are also among the event
The head of the Ganja City Executive Power Niyazi Bayramov is
taking part in the event as a speaker.
The first day of the two-day event was held in Shusha.
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