Baku Int'l Humanitarian Forum to work out ideas for building confidence
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 2
By Seymur Aliyev - Trend:
The fourth Baku International Humanitarian Forum will work out new ideas and proposals aimed at building confidence, mutual understanding among peoples, expanding mutually beneficial cooperation in this important humanitarian sphere, said Russian President Vladimir Putin's message to the participants of the forum.
The message was read out by the Chairperson of the Russian Council of the Federation (upper house of the parliament) Valentina Matviyenko at the opening of the event Oct. 2.
"I warmly welcome the participants of the fourth Baku International Humanitarian Forum," the message says. "This is a very prestigious event, bringing together representatives from more than 70 countries and leading international organizations. Among its members are prominent politicians, figures of art and culture, as well as prominent scholars. The agenda of the current meeting includes relevant issues related to preserving and increasing our common spiritual and intellectual heritage, the development of science and education. I am sure that there would be an interesting and informative exchange of views. I wish the forum participants and guests fruitful communication and all the best."