Palestinian President visits Heydar Aliyev Foundation (PHOTO)
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President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas has today visited the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijani President's official website reported.
The Palestinian President was welcomed by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva.
President Ilham Aliyev and Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva briefed President Mahmoud Abbas on the activity of the Foundation.
The Palestinian leader was told the main goal of the Foundation, established in the memory of the Azerbaijani people`s national leader, is to study and popularize prominent political figure Heydar Aliyev`s rich heritage, give an idea to the future generations and foreign visitors about his large-scale activity to achieve Azerbaijan`s socio-economic, cultural progress, and assist projects promoting the country`s history and culture.
The President saw exhibits taken from the archive of the great leader and reflecting his childhood, youth, university years and career, pictures covering the very various moments of his life and giving a comprehensive idea of the whole history of Azerbaijan, photos taken with figures of science, culture and art, leaders of different countries.
President Mahmoud Abbas signed the Foundation`s Guest Book.
President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva presented a keepsake to the Palestinian leader.