Baku, Azerbaijan, May 23
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games have become an important step in further strengthening the solidarity in the Islamic world, Azerbaijani MP Rauf Aliyev told Trend May 23.
“The Islamic world focused its attention on the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games,” he said, adding the Baku 2017 also became an important step in further development of friendly relations among countries and peoples.
“Azerbaijan has once again proved that it is a modern secular country,” Aliyev said. “Azerbaijan can be the world’s exemplary country where the traditions of multiculturalism and tolerance are at a high level.”
He emphasized that the Baku 2017 was organized at a very high level due to the high organizational skills of Azerbaijani First Vice President, Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Mehriban Aliyeva.
“All these achievements were reached because Azerbaijan became a rapidly developing country thanks to the well thought-out, wise internal and foreign policies of President Ilham Aliyev,” the MP added.
“Having held the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at such a high level, Azerbaijan set the new standards of the Islamic Solidarity Games,” he said. “Successful holding of the recent large-scale international sports events gives a reason to think that Azerbaijan has already turned into one of the candidates for hosting the Summer Olympics.”