Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend E.Huseynov, A.Ismayilova /The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the South Korean Economic University, Kyung Hee.
An official of the President's Executive Power reported by telephone that Aliyev met with students and teachers of the Seoul University on the second day of his state visit to South Korea.
On the first day of the visit to Seoul the President held talks with the President of South Korea, Roh Moo Hyun, and continued with discussions at large. Finally, the countries discussed six bilateral documents. The most important was a joint statement inked by the Azerbaijani and South Korean Presidents.
On the second day of the visit President Aliyev visited the Transport Operations and Information Seoul (TOPIS), with his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva, to get familiar with the architecture-historical complex of Kenbokkun Palace. Aliyev also participated in the Azerbaijani-Korean business-forum and met with heads of four big business associations of Korea. In the evening Aliyev visited the city of Bishan.
The 3-day state visit of the Azerbaijani President to South Korea is to end on 25 April. The agenda of the third day of the visit is yet to be publicized.