March 16, 2017

Meeting with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis

On March 16, First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva met UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, President of ELPIDA Association and the Marianna Vardinoyannis Foundation Marianna Vardinoyannis, who is participating in the 5th Global Baku Forum.


The guest congratulated Mehriban Aliyeva on her appointment as first vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Underscoring the developing cooperation between Azerbaijan and Greece in the social, educational and healthcare spheres, Marianna Vardinoyannis recalled Mehriban Aliyeva’s visit to Greece in 2014 with pleasure. She thanked for the support provided for the activity of a centre established for children suffering from oncological diseases. The guest underscored the significance of exchange of experience in this sphere and said in future, the relations could be extended further. She invited Azerbaijan’s First Vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva to visit her country to take part in the events to be organized to mark the 25th anniversary of establishing the diplomatic ties between Azerbaijan and Greece.


Thanking for the invitation, Mehriban Aliyeva said relations between Azerbaijan and Greece have developed in political, economic, humanitarian and cultural spheres. Mehriban Aliyeva recalled her visit to Greece with pleasure, noted that the concert programme arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in this country were welcomed with much interest, and that this played a significant role in promoting the Azerbaijani culture in Greece.