Baku, Azerbaijan, March 22
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev congratulated President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain on the occasion of the Pakistan Day.
"On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I cordially congratulate you and the people of your country on the occasion of your public holiday - Pakistan Day," the president said.
He added that Azerbaijan and Pakistan are bound by traditional friendship, cooperation and strategic partnership.
"The expansion and deepening of relations between the two countries is based on strong political will, mutual trust and confidence," added the president. "I believe that we will continue joint efforts to strengthen friendly ties between our countries and peoples and successfully maintain our cooperation in bilateral and multilateral formats."
"On this remarkable day, I extend my best wishes to you, and wish the friendly people of Pakistan peace and prosperity," said President Aliyev.