Mehriban Aliyeva Presented with Ilyas Efendiyev Award for Contribution to Education and Culture Development

Politics Materials 26 February 2007 14:25 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan , Baku /corr. Trend S.Aghayeva/ The Literary-Artistic Charitable Foundation named after Ilyas Efendiyev, announced the award winners in 3 categories.

According to the foundation, the panel headed by Bekir Nabiyev, academician of the Azerbaijan Academy of National Sciences awarded MP Mehriban Aliyeva, goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

The Lithuanian President, Valdas Adamkus and "Duna TV" president, Laslo Chelini, were awarded in the category of "Foreign citizen's services in right appraisal and spread of Azerbaijani realities' and "Publicizing of Azerbaijani culture, art and history abroad".