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The Embassy of Azerbaijan organizes a competition to introduce Egyptians to Azerbaijani culture in the presence of the Ambassadors of Türkiye and Ghana

By Manal Abdel Fattah

In celebration of the centenary of the leader Heydar Aliyev, founder of the modern Azerbaijani Republic, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Cairo organized the “Discover Azerbaijan” competition, to introduce Egyptians to Azerbaijani culture, in the presence of the ambassadors of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Ghana, representatives of the embassies of Pakistan and Uzbekistan, ministers and artists.

The “Discover Azerbaijan” competition was held at the palace of Fahmy, the father of Mrs. Aisha Fahmy, in central Cairo, to introduce Egyptian citizens to the culture of the Azerbaijani state and to promote its culture as an activity of the Azerbaijan Cultural Center. The competition included a group of fields such as drawing, poetry, short films, and music in Azerbaijan.

Dr. Ilkhan Polokhov, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Egypt, opened the honoring ceremony, congratulated the winners, and reviewed the career of the great leader Heydar Aliyev.

The ceremony witnessed the release of a new book by Dr. Sabina and Dr. Sandy Salem entitled “Leader Heydar Aliyev – 100 Years,” which includes pictures of the artwork of the winners of the competition.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Egypt, Salih Mutlu Şen, the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana, representatives from the Embassy of Pakistan and Uzbekistan, the artist Yusra, the Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations, Egyptian ministers and other guests of honor also participated in the event.

Dr. Sada Ali also thanked Dr. Ahmed Ismail and Dr. Hassan Shalabi for their cooperation and promoting Azerbaijani culture in Egypt, thanks to SOİC and Bonyan International University.

The winners of different ages and fields from many Egyptian governorates were honored by receiving certificates of honor and special gifts from Azerbaijan, while the honorable ceremony concluded with a Ramadan breakfast in the Egyptian-Azerbaijani style.

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