News Center-TDO-04.07.2017- Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Turkey, Faig Bagirov, hosted a reception in the embassy regarding the 99th anniversary of the establishment of Azerbaijani army

Several respected guests from diverse occupations joined to the event. Deputy Minister of National Defense, Şuay  Alpay, was among the participants.

The program started with military attaché of Azerbaijan, Musvik Mammadov and Alpay’s opening speeches. Mammadov reminded that the establishment of a modern army happened during their leader, İlham Aliyev’s time and said Turkey had a great impact on this. Secondly, Alpay started his words by referring to his grandfather, Mehmet Kasım Efendi and his heroic roles during World War I in Azerbaijan. Additionally, Alpay highlighted cultural and historical relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey and concluded his words as ‘’ Azerbaijani-Turkey friendship forever.’’

The program continued with treat of traditional foods and a mini concert by famous Azerbaijani singer, Cavit Tebrizli.