Azerbaijan, Baku, March.01 / Trend E.Tariverdiyeva /
The state news agency Azertaj is a great witness of the Azerbaijani history, Ali Hasanov, head of the socio-political department of the Azerbaijani President's Administration, told journalists today.
Today Azertaj marks its 90th anniversary.
"Today is an important day not only for the oldest Azerbaijani agency Azertaj but also for all the Azerbaijani media," Hasanov said.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has awarded a number of staff and director of Azertaj. National leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev always attached great importance to the work of the agency, Hasanov said.
Earlier our country used to get information from Russian sources. However, after independence, now we have an alternative source of information - Azertaj. Staff of Azertaj is full of great patriotic spirit. They are objective, but cover events from the standpoint of patriotism, Hasanov added.
Today, Azertaj enters all international news organizations. Along with Azertaj Azerbaijani television also, has made a significant contribution in creating chronicles of our country. Profession of journalism is very difficult, on behalf of the president and myself, I congratulate the staff Azertaj, Hasanov added.
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