President Ilham Aliyev has received former President of the Republic of Latvia, co-chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre Vaira Vike-Freiberga.
The head of state said former President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga was honoured with the high state award of Azerbaijan “Dostlug” Order for her activity as a co-chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre, and presented the Order to the former President.
Vaira Vike-Freiberga thanked President Ilham Aliyev for conferring one of the highest state awards of Azerbaijan upon her, saying she was honoured to receive the order. Vaira Vike-Freiberga said she would continue to support Azerbaijan`s fair position. Touching upon the landscaping and construction work carried out in Azerbaijan, the former President of Latvia said capital Baku offered beautiful harmony of modern and ancient architectural traditions.
It was noted that some international organizations` demonstrating biased attitude towards Azerbaijan was unacceptable.
It was noted that the First European Games were excellently organized. Azerbaijan`s contribution to the expansion of international cooperation was hailed, and the importance of ongoing large-scale development processes in the country was underlined during the meeting.
The parties expressed satisfaction with the development of Azerbaijani-Latvian bilateral relations.