Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.11
Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) commemorated Azerbaijan's National Leader Heydar Aliyev.
Before the beginning of the event, the attendees and BHOS faculty and students honoured National Leader Heydar Aliyev's memory laying flowers at his bust at BHOS, while holding a minutes silence to mourn him.
Opening the event BHOS rector Elmar Gasimov spoke about Heydar Aliyev's remarkable role in the history of Azerbaijan, calling him a wise statesman and politician focusing on a long-term vision.
"Heydar Aliyev had an outstanding life experience which the Azerbaijani nation will never forget" said Gasimov emphasizing that the national leader devoted his life to his nation, while his rich political experience became a real public management model.
"He lived for the sake of his nation and considered his public services as the meaning of his life," he said. "The people loved and honoured him, while giving their full support to the policy he pursued."
Today, Azerbaijan is successfully developing under the presidency of Ilham Aliyev, the successor of the national leader's ideas, the rector added.
Afterwards, Bahar Muradova, deputy chairperson of the Parliament and Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee briefed on Heydar Aliyev's outstanding role in the history of the country as well as his significant services to contribute in the future development of Azerbaijan.
She said that during Heydar Aliyev's presidency, under the policy directed to improvement of various national sectors a significant number of programs and projects had been realized with the view to ensure the development and stability in the country.
"Heydar Aliyev was together with his people during the very hard and challenging moments when the people called him to take the presidency post which further led to the beginning of the period of stability, prosperity and development," said Muradova.
"Today, President Ilham Aliyev follows the political legacy policy initiated by the national leader," she said. "Eventually, Azerbaijan is confidently moving forward the prosperous future that Heydar Aliyev dreamed about."
Finally, a film dedicated to the national leader's memory showing his outstanding life experience was demonstrated.