The president met with head of Ganja City Executive Authority Elmar Valiyev.
The guest was informed about the history, culture of Ganja and reconstruction work carried out in the city.
They discussed possible twinning of Ganja with one of Dagestan's cities.
Nizami Ganjavi's "Khamsa" was presented to the president.
At the meeting, R. Abdulatipov said that his visit is informal.
“The purpose of my visit is to take treatment. I will be treated in Naftalan city. I have visited the Heydar Aliyev Park Complex in the city. It was a great center. I always regard Heydar Aliyev as a teacher of mine,” he added.
Abdulatipov said that there are close ties between Dagestan and Azerbaijan.
He mentioned that the city of Derbent was built by masters of Dagestan and Azerbaijan, and on the eve of its 2000th anniversary, Azerbaijan provided assistance for the reconstruction of the city.