Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal established in Azerbaijan – PHOTO

Baku: President Ilham Aliyev has issued an order on making amendments to the law “On the establishment of orders and medals of the Republic of Azerbaijan” with the view of establishing “Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan named after Nizami Ganjavi”.

Regulations and the description of the medal have been approved.

According to the regulations, the medal can be conferred on Azerbaijani citizens and foreigners each year for important fundamental and applied scientific results, work, discovery and inventions, as well as for their contribution to the development of science.

Those who were awarded other orders and medals of the Republic of Azerbaijan can not be awarded the Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal for certain merits.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY