Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum.
The president cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening of the museum. Then the Head of State addressed the ceremony.
Speakers at the event included academician Teymur Bunyadov, carpet weaving expert Mammadhuseyn Huseynov and director of the museum Roya Taghiyeva.
Using the occasion, they also wished First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva a happy birthday. Then the president and the first lady reviewed the museum and carpets.
Towards the end, a photo was taken.