The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, sent a congratulation to the people on the occasion of the December 31 Muslim Festival of Sacrifice, Trend reports.
The congratulation of the State Head says that this holiday is traditionally widely held in Azerbaijan. Mentioning the dear memory of the martyrs who gave their lives for the independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, the President wishes patience to their families.
The sovereign Azerbaijan Republic has already entered into the stage of all-sided development. The main goals are the national and cultural rise of the people and successive political and economical progress of the state, Aliyev wrote. The Muslim Festival of Sacrifice is the holiday of goodwill, sympathy and charity. I congratulate each of you and Azerbaijanis residing in various countries around the world and I wish you and your families happiness and prosperity, said the President of Azerbaijan.