October 16, 2010

Head of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Representation in Russia Leyla Aliyeva presents AYOR’s awards to excellent students

Leila Aliyeva, Head of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Representation in Russia, Chairwoman of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR), and management of the All-Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis (ACA) met with Azerbaijani students studying at the Russian higher schools at the Baku Cinema in Moscow, October 16. Azerbaijani students receiving education at higher schools in Moscow and other regions of Russia in frame of the state programme on education of Azerbaijani youth abroad and due to support of ACA were present in the meeting.

This is the second meeting Head of AYOR Leila Aliyeva holds with Azerbaijani students.


Opening the event, Mammad Aliyev, President of the All-Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, praised the Azerbaijani government`s attention towards the students studying abroad, including Russia, as well those studying at Russian higher schools due to support of the Congress.


Welcoming the attendees, Leila Aliyeva highlighted AYOR`s activities. She praised the fact “there are Azerbaijani clubs in many regional higher educational institutions”. Mrs Aliyeva called on the Azerbaijani youth to be more active in cooperating with AYOR, saying “our doors are open to everybody, to cooperation and to every undertaking”.


Then, the AYOR Chairwoman presented the Organization’s “Excellent Student” Award to excellent students. It was announced that the Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Russia Representation has launched a social scholarship for 10 students from low-income families studying in Moscow and Russia`s regions.


Tofig Melikov, Chairman of the ACA Education Committee, made a report at the event.


Students Jale Javadova and Mirtapdyg Talybov, parents of students expressed gratitude to Mrs Leila Aliyeva, President Ilham Aliyev, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Russia Office and the All-Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis for the attention to education and problems of youth.


Personal scholarships of ACA, Lukoil Charity Foundation and the Aydin Gurbanov Foundation were presented to several students.


A concert was presented in the end of the meeting.