President Ilham Aliyev: Worthy continuation of traditions of Novruz is exceptional merit of Azerbaijani people
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 17 / Trend /
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has extended Novruz Holiday greetings to the Azerbaijani people.
"Dear compatriots! I cordially congratulate you on Novruz holiday! I wish you health, happiness and success. Novruz is one of the most favourite holidays of our people. Thanks to the inexhaustible spiritual strength given by this holiday, which was always respected in Azerbaijan, we have managed to preserve our optimism over the centuries, in the difficult and challenging periods of our past, and always looked ahead with hope. A worthy continuation of the traditions of Novruz is an exceptional merit of the Azerbaijani people. A holiday of spring, which has absorbed the highest human qualities, as a large treasure of spirituality and wisdom, clearly demonstrates our devotion to the historical and cultural heritage," the President's greetings say.
After restoration of state independence, our free country has managed to build their own destiny in accordance with its dream, and this gives our people a true holiday atmosphere in such happy days, Ilham Aliyev noted.
"The ongoing positive changes in all spheres of our life gives each of us a deep sense of pride, elation and great belief that our country, conquering high peaks will reach the level of the world`s most advanced countries in the coming years too. The reviving atmosphere of Novruz holiday, which increases a desire to create, quickly brings us to the objectives of establishing a complete modern strong state and a social well-being society," the address of the Azerbaijani President says.
"These days, we again respectfully honour the memory of our loved ones, as well as the sons and daughters of Azerbaijan who sacrificed their lives for the independence and territorial integrity of their homeland. I believe that each new victory on the way to the overall development of our homeland, rejoices the souls of our martyrs. I also congratulate our countrymen living outside the country, with their hearts always beating with love for their motherland and a sense of national solidarity closely rallied around the ideology of Azerbaijanism. Let this spring of our people bring abundance and prosperity to every home, every family! Happy Novruz!," the Azerbaijani President's greetings say.