Baku, Azerbaijan, March 4
An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who is in the Republic of Bulgaria on an official visit, has been held at the Alexander Nevsky Square in Sofia.
The guard of honor was arranged for President Aliyev at the square decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria.
President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev welcomed President Aliyev.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Aliyev.
The military orchestra played the national anthems of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria.
The presidents reviewed the guard of honor.
President Aliyev saluted the Bulgarian soldiers.
State and government officials of Bulgaria were introduced to President Aliyev and members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to President Plevneliev.
The guard of honor marched in front of the presidents.