Official welcoming ceremony held for Pakistani President

Baku: An official welcoming ceremony has been held for President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan.

A guard of honor was arranged for President Mamnoon Hussain in the square decorated with national flags of the two countries.

The chief of the guard of honor reported to the President of Azerbaijan.

President Mamnoon Hussain was welcomed by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The chief of the guard of honor reported to the President of Pakistan.

National anthems of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Azerbaijan were played.

The heads of state reviewed the guard of honor. The Pakistani President saluted Azerbaijani soldiers.

State and government officials of Azerbaijan were introduced to President Mamnoon Hussain and members of the Pakistani delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.

The guard of honor marched in front of the heads of state to the accompaniment of a military march.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency