Delegation led by Academician Akif Alizade made a visit to Bulgaria
The delegation led by the President of ANAS, academician Akif Alizadeh, visited the city of Sofia to attend in the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
On the first day of the visit, Academician Akif Alizade met with Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria Iliana Yotova.
During the meeting, the existing scientific cooperation between the two countries was discussed, and it was decided to further develop these relations and extend them to different areas.
On the same day, the delegation met with Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuyka Petkova and discussed a number of issues of mutual interest. Academician Akif Alizadeh presented the Minister with the medal "100th anniversary of the diplomatic service of Azerbaijan."
Then the delegation visited the National Museum of Natural History of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. During a meeting with the director of the museum, professor Nikolai Spassov, the mineral stone grant (Suleymandashi) found in the Lesser Caucasus, on the territory of the Dashkesan region of Azerbaijan was presented to the museum as a gift.
On the second day of the visit, an official ceremony was held in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. At the event, a video appeal of the President of ANAS was demonstrated. Then Academician A. Alizadeh made an extensive speech. At the anniversary event, the President of the Academy of Sciences of Bulgaria, Academician Julian Rewalski, was presented a model of an oil well.
Academician Akif Alizadeh also gave an extensive interview to Bulgarian state television.
The anniversary ceremony ended at the Bulgarian National Palace of Culture. At the event, which was attended by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, members of the government, representatives of parliament, scientists and guests, the head of the country Rumen Radev, President of the Academy of Sciences of Bulgaria Academician Julian Rewalski and others spoke.
The next day, the delegation led by the President of ANAS returned to Azerbaijan.
A detailed report on the visit will be published in the Elm newspaper.
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