Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 10
An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who is on a state visit to the People's Republic of China, has been held at the National People's Congress.
A guard of honor was arranged for the head of state here.
President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping welcomed President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Officials of China were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev, and members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to President Xi Jinping.
A military orchestra played the national anthems of Azerbaijan and China.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Ilham Aliyev.
The presidents reviewed the guard of honor.
Children holding the flags of Azerbaijan and China saluted the heads of state.