Baku, Azerbaijan, July 26
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
On August 14-18, Baku will, for the first time, host the World Scout Conference that is the largest event in the sphere of youth policy, Intigam Babayev, Azerbaijan’s deputy minister of youth and sports, told reporters in Baku.
Azerbaijan will be the first country in the CIS and the Turkic world to host such an event, he said, adding that more than 1,400 people from 153 countries registered to take part in it.
“I believe this is expression of interest to Azerbaijan among socially active youth of the world, and we also expect participation of Parliament representatives and government officials from various countries at the event,” said Babayev.