January 15, 2007

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been purposefully promoting Azerbaijan in France

Heydar Aliyev Foundation led by Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP, performs purposeful activity in field of propaganda also in France of our rich culture, literature, art, realities of Azerbaijan, tragedies our people has undergone.


Foundation has presented gracefully published books to the library of Eastern Languages and Civilizations National Institute where Azerbaijani language is taught since 1999. 100 various scientific and fiction literatures of 150 copies include samples of antique, classic and contemporary Azeri literature, selections from ashyg poetry and oral folk literature, dictionaries, encyclopedias, publications on Foundation`s activity and Karabakh realities.


Ambassador Eleonora Huseynova, head of Azerbaijan Permanent Office to UNESCO, recently granted present of Heydar Aliyev Foundation to the rector of the Institute. E.Huseynova gave sincere greetings of Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Foundation, to the management of Institute, provided information on activity of Foundation, expressed hope that hours allocated for teaching of Azerbaijani language at this institute, one of most ancient science and education centers of France, will be increased, optional course will be changed into specialization one and diploma will be granted to those completing it.


Rector requested to express gratitude to Mrs Aliyeva for precious present, special attention to learning of Azerbaijani language, emphasized working ties between Azerbaijan and Institute, underlined value of books as textbooks and source of scientific studies.


Rector assured the Ambassador that bigger attention will be paid to teaching of Azeri language, issues raised will be solved positively.