Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.12 / Trend /
On Dec.12 - on the 8th anniversary of the death of Azerbaijan's national leader Heydar Aliyev, residents of Baku and other regions of the country, as well as foreign guests have been visiting the Alley of Honors to pay tribute and lay flowers and wreaths at his tomb.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today visited the Alley of Honors to commemorate national leader Heydar Aliyev. MPs, ministers, heads of state committees and companies, and representatives of foreign countries also visited the Alley of Honors. President Aliyev laid a wreath at the national leader's grave.
A military orchestra played Azerbaijan's national anthem.
President Aliyev also laid flowers at the tombs of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva, statesman Aziz Aliyev and professor Tamerlan Aliyev.
Among those attending the commemorative ceremony were Prime Minister Artur Rasizadeh, Parliament's Chairman Ogtay Asadov, Chief of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and other officials.