Ukraine’s ex-president joins Nizami Ganjavi Int’l Center

By: Nazrin Gadimova

Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko has become a member of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Azerbaijan`s State Committee for Work with Diaspora reported.

Mr. Yushchenko attended the 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum, which was organized in Baku by the State Committee for Work with Diaspora in partnership with the Nizami Ganjavi International Center and the Club de Madrid on April 27-30..

Nizami Ganjavi International Center with its head office in Azerbaijan’s second largest city, Ganja, was established in September 2012 to increase awareness of the great works of Nizami Ganjavi, to help return his masterpieces to the homeland, to serve as a depository for Nizami’s works, and to further develop the values embodied in his works through community engagement.

Nizami Ganjavi, the 12th century greatest representative of the Eastern Renaissance, displayed the quintessence of world literature and philosophy in his immortal work Khamsa (Five), via the aesthetic power of his art.