Baku, Azerbaijan, May 7
A farewell ceremony has been held at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) for outstanding chemist, academician, ScD in Chemistry, professor, Merited Scientist Rafiga Aliyeva.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members attended the ceremony.
President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva offered condolences to family members of Rafiga Aliyeva.
In their remarks, president of ANAS Akif Alizade, rector of Baku State University Abel Maharramov, vice presidents of ANAS Dilgam Taghiyev and Isa Habibbayli, director of the Institute of Chemistry of Additives Vagif Farzaliyev, and Rafiga Aliyeva`s daughter Fakhriyya Khalafova highlighted the life and activities of the late scientist.
Rafiga Aliyeva was buried at the First Alley of Honors.
President Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members attended the funeral.