“This spectacular celebration is the victory of independent Azerbaijan and each Azerbaijani citizen,” Azerbaijan’s First Lady, Chair of the Baku 2015 European Games Organising Committee Mehriban Aliyeva made a remarks at the opening ceremony of the first European Games, SIA informs.
“As a result of successes and achievements gained by us in independence years, today, here, a new page is being written in the European Olympic movement history in the beautiful city of Baku” added Azerbaijan’s First Lady.
“This page is being written by us. It is written by the people of Azerbaijan! ,” highlighted Chair of the Baku 2015 European Games Organising Committee
Mehriban Aliyeva exspressed her gratitude to all participiants, athletes, as well the staff working on the European Games, local and foreign partners of Baku 2015.