Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, Premier-Minister Arthur Rasizadeh, Speaker Ogtay Asadov and other top=ranking officials, representatives of the Azerbaijani Government, and culture figures, expressing their deep condolences on the case of the death of People Poet, Nabi Khazri, said that the Azerbaijani people would remember him forever. As Trend reports, the literatural and public activity of Nabi Khazri was highly appreciated in the President's, officials' and culture figures' statements. They all paid attention in their statements to the life of the poet and stressed his unique role in the development of literature and culture of Azerbaijan
Notably, the laureate of the State Awards of Azerbaijan and USSR, Honoured Art Figure, Personal Scholar of the Azerbaijan President, Cavalier of Orders вЂ" Istiglal (Independence) and Shohrat (Fame), Nabi Khazri has passed away today, on January 15, 2007. He was 83. The ceremony of bidding farewell to the poet will take place in the Azerbaijan National Academic Drama Theater from 13:00 p. m. to 15.00 p. m. on January 16, 2007.
May he rest in peace!