Azerbaijani President pays tribute to national leader Heydar Aliyev

Baku: Shahriyar Alizade – APA. On December 12, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva visited the grave of Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor.

APA reports that Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov, MPs, ministers, heads of state committees, companies and governing bodies and public representatives also visited the Alley of Honors.

President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath on the national leader’s grave.

Azerbaijan’s national anthem was performed.

The head of state and his spouse also laid bunches of flowers on graves of well-known ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva, state figure Aziz Aliyev and professor Tamerlan Aliyev.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY