Azerbaijani delegation to leave for Israel tomorrow

Azerbaijani delegation to leave for Israel tomorrow
# 03 May 2010 13:56 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. The international conference “Asia Minor: mass media and regional conflicts” organized by Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Diaspora and Azerbaijan-Israel International Association will be held in Tel Aviv. Press service of the State Committee for Diaspora told APA that the delegation led by chairman of the committee Nazim Ibrahimov will leave for Israel on May 4 to attend the event. The delegation includes parliamentarian Yevda Abramov, head of the “Mountain Jews” community Semyon Ikhilov, head of “Ashkenazi Jews” community Gennadi Zelmanovich, vice-president of Eurasia Jews Congress Matvey Yelizarov, executive director of Baku Jewish House Shaul Davidov, teacher of the Academy of Public Administration under the Azerbaijani President, doctor of history Elman Nasirov, political analyst Tofig Abbasov, chairman of Azerbaijani Journalists’ Union, editor-in-chief of the Zerkalo newspaper Elchin Shikhli, Director General of APA Vusala Mahirgizi, Director General of Day.az portal and Trend information agency Ilgar Huseynov, Director General of the 1st news information agency Rahman Hajiyev, other media representatives, mugham singers Nazakat Teymurova, Teyyub Aslanov, kamancha player Elshan Mansurov, tar player Aliaga Sadiyev, singers Adalat Shukurov, Lala Mammadova, Khayyam Nisanov and others.

The aim of the event is to hold discussions with the participation of state officials, political analysts and experts, heads of Russian-language media outlets functioning in Azerbaijan, Israel, US and Russia on the role of media in the conflicts.

The conference will focus on Nagorno Karabakh conflict, Middle East and other conflicts. There will be reports about current state and prospects of development of cooperation between Azerbaijani and Israeli mass media, role of Azerbaijan-Israel relations in peace and stability in the region, religious and ethnic tolerance in Azerbaijan as an important factor of friendship and partnership between Azerbaijani and Jewish peoples.

The Azerbaijani delegation will attend the opening of Heydar Aliyev Alley in Hadera within the visit which will last until May 7.

At the request of Israel-based Azerbaijan-Israel International Association, Hadera municipality deiced to immortalize Heydar Aliyev’s memory. Heydar Aliyev’s memorial plate will be founded in the Alley located at Ahad ha-Am Street in the central part of Hadera. The reconstruction and innovation work will be done in the 3800 square-meter Alley. The reconstruction and innovation work will be funded by the government of Israel.

There is a large Azerbaijani community in Hadera. The city is located near Tel Aviv. It is a green city. The Heydar Aliyev Alley is located at the center of the city.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED