Azerbaijani Youth Called on to Vote for Worthy Candidate in Presidential Elections

Politics Materials 3 October 2008 12:55 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 October/ Trend , corr J. Babayeva/ Minister of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov called on Azerbaijani youth to vote for worthy candidate in presidential elections.

"I call on youth to show will and to take an active part in presidential elections in order to further carry out ideas of nationwide leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev," minister said in the fifth forum of Azerbaijani youth in Baku on 3 October.

The presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held on 15 October. A total of seven candidates will take part in the elections including Ilham Aliyev, chairman of Ruling New Azerbaijan Party, Igbal Agazade, chairman of opposition Umid (Hope) Party, Fazil Gazanfaroglu, chairman of Great Establishment Party, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, chairman of Unified Popular Front Party, Hafiz Hajiyev, chairman of Muasir Musavat Party, Fuad Aliyev, chairman of Liberal Democrat Party and independent candidate Gulamhuseyn Alibayli.

Youth makes up 40% of Azerbaijani population.

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