Azerbaijani City Marks its S2,502nd Anniversary

Society Materials 23 September 2008 13:04 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Ganja, 23 September / Trend corr. V.Mammadov / Official measures began on 23 September to mark the 2,502nd anniversary of Ganja city, which is located in the west of Azerbaijan (365km of Baku).

Ganja has rapidly developed over the past few, Nikolay Paskevich, the Belarusian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, said at the meeting. їWe are glad that the Belarusian automobile plant cooperates with the Ganja automobile plant,ї the Ambassador said.

The meeting, where ambassadors of Turkey, Belarus, and Russia to Azerbaijan joined, began in front of the City Administration building and the anniversary event went on in front of the Ganja Gates after participants of the meeting visited Heydar Aliyevїs monument and Javadkhan tomb.

їGanja is a beautiful city and Russia attentively follows developments in this city,ї Vasili Istratov, the Russian Ambassador said.

ї Turkey and Azerbaijan is one nation and two states and we share joy of Ganja residents by heart,ї Hulusi Kilij, the Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan said.

Artistic composition was demonstrated with participation of actors of the Ganja State Dram Theatre after the guestsї speeches. Javadkhanїs address to the Ganja residents was sounded, as well as a small scene on history of the Ganja Gates was demonstrated.

Art specimens, which reflected old traditions and customs, were demonstrated along the road.

The celebrations, organized on the Ganja day, will finish with a concert at the Mirjalal Pashayev museum.

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