Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 16
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has today met with UNESCO goodwill ambassador, President of the Friends’ Association for Children with Cancer “ELPIDA” and the “Marianna V. Vardinoyannis Foundation” Marianna Vardinoyannis, who is in Baku to attend the 5th Global Baku Forum.
Marianna Vardinoyannis congratulated Mehriban Aliyeva on her appointment as the first vice-president of Azerbaijan. She said that Azerbaijan-Greece cooperation is developing in social, educational and healthcare areas.
The UNESCO goodwill ambassador recalled with pleasure a visit of Mehriban Aliyeva to Greece in 2014. She thanked the first vice-president for supporting the activity of the ELPIDA.
Vardinoyannis stressed the necessity of exchanging experience, and noted the possibility of further expansion of the relations. She invited Mehriban Aliyeva to attend events in Greece marking the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Greece.
First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva said bonds between Azerbaijan and Greece are developing in political, economic, humanitarian and cultural areas.
Mehriban Aliyeva recalled with pleasure her visit to Greece. The Azerbaijani first vice-president noted that a concert organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Greece caused great interest, adding it played an important role in promoting Azerbaijan’s culture in Greece.