Minister: Success in sports proves Azerbaijan is top athletic country
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 5 / Trend M. Aliyev /
The success and achievements in sports prove that Azerbaijan is an athletic country, Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov told media today.
He said the republic strengthens its sports base. This year was declared by President Ilham Aliyev as the Year of Sport. Several international competitions will be held in Azerbaijan this year.
The number of licenses that Azerbaijani Minister win to participate in the Olympic Games in London increases, he said.
"Baku's candidacy was registered for hosting the Olympics in 2020," he added. "All this proves that great attention is paid to the sport in Azerbaijan."