Azerbaijani culture days to be held in Komi

Azerbaijani culture days to be held in Komi
# 21 February 2007 10:06 (UTC +04:00)
The aim of the Azerbaijani delegation’s visit to Komi Republic was to solve our compatriots’ problems, formation of Diaspora and development of relations between Azerbaijan and Komi in different spheres, Azerbaijani Consulate General in St. Petersburg told the APA. Azerbaijani Consul General to St. Petersburg Gudsi Osmanov, who led the delegation met with State Council chairman of Komi Republic Vladimir Torpolov. Interior Minister of Komi Silayev and chief of the Federal Migration Service Maksimov also participated in the meeting. Osmanov and Torpolov discussed development of bilateral relations in economic, social, cultural and other spheres.
They agreed on holding Azerbaijani days in Komi Opera and Ballet Theater with participation of Azerbaijani and local art figures. Torpolov underlined that there are a number of nations and said a lot of Azerbaijanis live in Vorkuta, Ukhta and Usinsk.
The sides approved the suggestion on fraternization of the cities of Siktivkar, Vorkuta, Ukhta and Usinsk of Komi Republic with Azerbaijan’s cities.
Gudsi Osmanov also had one-on-one meetings with Interior Minister of Komi Silayev, chief of Federal Migration Service Maksimov and Prosecutor General Shuklin and they discussed the process of legalization of Azerbaijani living in Komi.
The consul general, Komi Parliament speaker Besnosikov and Culture and National Policy Minister Bobrova discussed the opening of Azerbaijani Sunday schools, holding culture days and exchange of students.
The delegation was composed of Azerbaijani consul general to St. Petersburg Gudsi Osmanov, consul of Azerbaijani Consulate General Gunesh Rustemzade, Deputy Chairman of Russian Azerbaijani Congress Gunduz Hamzayev, executive director of St. Petersburg department of Azerbaijani National and Cultural Autonomy Akif Gasimov and Archangelsk regional department chief of Azerbaijan National Congress Jamil Aliyev. /APA/
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