Pakistani president pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes

Baku: President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader Heydar Aliyev.

The Pakistani president also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.

Mamnoon Hussain then visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country’s independence and territorial integrity and put a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument.

A military orchestra of the Defense Ministry played the national anthems of Pakistan and Azerbaijan. The Pakistani president was informed about the history of the Alley of Martyrs and reconstruction work underway in Baku.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency