2014-09-26
Center for Azerbaijani History and Culture Studies established in Hanoi
On September 26, 2014 in Hanoi there was held an opening ceremony of the Center for Azerbaijani History and Culture Studies under the Institute of Policy, Law and Management of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations
High ranked members of Vietnam Government, Parliament, and Communist Party and other state and government structures, Vietnamese graduates of Azerbaijani universities and media representatives attended the event.   
Dr. Ngo Thi Kim Tu, Director of Center for Azerbaijani History and Culture Studies greeted the guests and gave information about the future plans and directions of the activities of the Center. She mentioned that the Center will carry out the researches on Azerbaijan culture and history, as well as in order to apprise Vietnamese society about Azerbaijan culture and history will hold conferences, symposiums, seminars in the different regions of the country. Dr. Ngo Thi Kim Tu stressed that besides well-known scholars, young researchers also have been involved in the activities of the center and the center will work in the direction of further strengthening friendship relation between the two nations and countries.  
In his speech H. E. Mr. Anar Imanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam stressed that the state visit of H. E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Vietnam on may 18-19, 2014 pave the way to build and enlarge the cooperation in all spheres between the two countries and increased significantly the interest of Vietnamese people to Azerbaijan, it’s path to development, history and culture. In this regards, Mr. Ambassador appreciated the establishment of the Center as important event and expressed his confidence that the Center will play a significant role in apprising Vietnamese society about Azerbaijan culture and history as well as will contribute to strengthening relations between the two nations and countries. Mr. Ambassador expressed his gratitude to those who have put their efforts in the establishing of the Center and wished them success in their activities.
After the speeches video clip about Azerbaijan history and culture was displayed and reception consisting Azerbaijan national cuisine was hosted.    

The event was broadcasted in Vietnam State Television news program and covered by different media structures.
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