President Aliyev pays tribute to national leader

President Ilham Aliyev visited the grave of national leader Heydar Aliyev at the Alley of Honors on December 12.

December 12 marks the death anniversary of a great person, political figure and Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev, who passed away 11 years ago.

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

Azerbaijan’s national anthem was performed.

MPs, ministers, heads of state committees, companies and governing bodies, public representatives of the republic and foreign countries also visited the Alley of Honors to commemorate national leader.

Throughout the day, prominent public figures, intellectuals, representatives of the Government and Parliament will pay tribute at the memorial of the ex-President of Azerbaijan.

Heydar Aliyev, who assumed the leadership of the country during the most difficult of times at the request of his nation, gave great confidence to the people and laid the foundation for a country with the strong economic development.

Heydar Aliyev was a unique leader, who gained the love and respect of millions of people through his bright ideas and genuine work. He will remain forever in the memory and hearts of the people as positive changes in their lives are directly associated with the name of the great leader and his farsighted policy.

Every year, the people of Azerbaijan and all Azerbaijanis living around the world commemorate his cherished memory.

Heydar Aliyev lives and will live eternally because he has always been associated with strong bonds with the people, which were the source of his strength and power.