50-person group of Turkish MPs will arrive in Baku on Wednesday to participate in the 2nd congress of World Azerbaijanis to be held on Thursday, the State Committee on Azerbaijanis Living Abroad (SCALA) told Trend.
Ramil Hassanov, the head of the SCALA department, said that the group included Shaban Dishli and Idris Naim Sahin, the deputy chairs of the Justice and Development Party led by Rajab Teyyub Erdoghan, the Turkish Primer, Khaluk Ipek, the chair of the Azerbaijani-Turkish interparliamentary friendship commission, his deputy Yusal Artantash, as well as chairs of the Turkish Parliament commission, representatives of the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry
. According to Hassanov, the deputy chairs of the Justice and Development Party will read out the congratulatory letter by Erdoghan. On Wednesday the Turkish delegation, staying at Excelsior Hotel, will visit the Heydar Aliyev foundation, as well as hold meetings with chair of SCALA and other Azerbaijani officials.
Hassanov said that the conference would bring together Jasmine Natansi, Canadian MP, Amon Kanon, the Israeli MP, Fursun Jandemir, the President of the Autralian-Turkish Federation, Vuran Chengiz, the President of the U.S.-Turkish Federation, Tomris Azeri, the chair of the U.S.-Azerbaijan Society, Toshiuki Fujiwara, the former Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Rahman Shahinli, the head of the Japanese-Azerbaijani friendship Society, Mirnasim Zeynalov, the chair of the New Zeeland-Azerbaijan Friendship Society. They will arrive in the capital city from 14 to 15 March.