The action plan on the 14th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was approved at the decree by Ramiz Mehdiyev, the head of the Presidents Administration, Trend reports.
The plan envisages laying of wreathes at the monument Motherlands Call in the Khatayi district, erected in the memory of the victims of the Khojaly genocide, and the monument in Naftalan, as well as paying a tribute to the Alley of Martyrs in Baku, holding news conferences for local and foreign journalists. Besides, the government plans to hold commemoration evenings, exhibitions, meetings with eyewitnesses, as well as demonstrate documental and feature films, dedicated to the struggle for national independence in the towns and regions, particularly, enterprises and education institutes.
The families of shahids (martyrs) in the towns and regions, which are densely populated by the residents of Khojaly, will receive aid with participation of officials, MPs and representatives of intelligentsia. On 24 February the first lesson at education institutes will be dedicated to the Khojaly genocide, while all country will honor the memory of the victims with a minute of silence on 26 February at 17.00.
The Azerbaijani embassies and representative offices in foreign countries will hold news conferences and commemoration ceremonies on the Khojaly genocide.