Stars of Commonwealth award presented to Mehriban Aliyeva in Moscow - PHOTOSESSION

Stars of Commonwealth award presented to Mehriban Aliyeva in Moscow  - <font color=red>PHOTOSESSION</font>
# 13 April 2012 12:05 (UTC +04:00)
The presentation ceremony was held at Pashkov House of the Russian State Library. Speaker of the Russian State Duma Sergei Naryshkin, Azerbaijan’s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Yagub Eyyubov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Bulbuloghlu and top officials of the CIS countries attended the ceremony.

The award founded by CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and CIS Inter-governmental Foundation for Humanitarian Cooperation was presented to Mehriban Aliyeva by Sergei Naryshkin.

Opening the ceremony, Naryshkin spoke about the importance of humanitarian and inter-culture cooperation between the CIS countries. He said the winners of Stars of the Commonwealth award contribute to this cooperation. Naryshkin said Mehriban Aliyeva makes great contribution to education, social, cultural, humanitarian cooperation, as well as to the process of integration of CIS peoples.

Mehriban Aliyeva said she accepted this award as an attention and respect to the achievements of Azerbaijan in various spheres.

Stars of the Commonwealth award annually honors prominent figures for scientific, educational, cultural and humanitarian activities.