Azerbaijan joins charity events in Pakistan

The Azerbaijani embassy in Pakistan took part at the charity event in Islamabad organized by the Association of Women of the Pakistani Foreign Ministry, AzerTag state news agency reported.

The event brought together First Lady of Pakistan Begum Mahmud Hussain, Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and other officials, senators and journalists.

The accredited ambassadors to Islamabad demonstrated their country’s history, culture, customs and traditions associated with various household items, souvenirs, as well as samples of national cuisine.

The Azerbaijani standr has featured the Old City, Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower, Shaki Khan’s Palace, Nizami Ganjavi’s mausoleum, Momina Khatun Mausoleum, as well as the models of monuments of ancient and modern Baku, the publications devoted to national leader Heydar Aliyev’s life and activity, Azerbaijan’s economic development and cultural life and the books on Azerbaijani and Pakistan friendly relations.

Those who visited the corner have tasted samples of Azerbaijani cuisine. Guests interested in books on the economic development of Azerbaijan, souvenirs, watching with interest various exhibits.

Speaking to visitors, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Pakistan Dashqin Shikarov hailed friendly relations between the two countries.

Pakistan was among of the first countries that recognized the independence of Azerbaijan on December 12, 1991. The diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on June 9, 1992. The Pakistan Embassy to Azerbaijan was opened on March 12, 1993.

Azerbaijani Embassy to Pakistan was opened on August 24, 1997.