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The international conference titled “The Establishment of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: from the Past to the Present and the Future” was held in Nakhchivan

The international conference titled “The Establishment of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: from the Past to the Present and the Future” was held in Nakhchivan

The international scientific conference titled “The establishment of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: from the past to the present and the future” was held in Nakhchivan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.  

The conference was held with the joint organization of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Nakhchivan Division of ANAS, and Nakhchivan State University.

Before the conference, the participants of the meeting put flowers at the tomb of National Leader Heydar Aliyev and paid tribute to him in Nakhchivan city. 

Afterward, they visited the Museum of Heydar Aliyev. The visitors got acquainted with the exposition of the Museum reflecting the life path and rich political heritage of National Leader Heydar Aliyev.

The conference and plenary meeting was organized at Nakhchivan State University. At first, the attendees honored the memory of National Leader Heydar Aliyev and martyrs, who died heroically for our Motherland with a minute of silence. The State anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was sounded.

The chairman of the Nakhchivan Division of ANAS, academician Ismayil Hajiyev delivered an opening speech at the conference. The academician spoke about the historical importance of the order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on “Celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic” signed on December 30, 2023.

The Prime Minister of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Jeyhun Jalilov made a speech at the meeting. He said that the 100th anniversary of the autonomous republic was celebrated with a series of events. The Prime Minister added that a completely new management model was adopted by the head of state in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and very serious priority areas on a new stage of development of Nakhchivan were identified as well. He noted that the most important point among the objectives is to strengthen the personnel potential because the foundation of economic progress is the advancement of science and education.

Rector of the Nakhchivan State University Elbrus Isayev said that today Nakhchivan as one of the earliest inhabited places in human history is the cultural and scientific center of the whole East, the Turkic World and the entire Muslim world.

The documentary TV film titled “Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic-100” was demonstrated after the opening ceremony.

The president of ANAS, academician Isa Habibbeyli made a speech at the plenary meeting on the theme “The development of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: history and present day”. The academician evaluated the order of the President Ilham Aliyev on the 100th anniversary of the Autonomous Republic as an indicator of state care to Nakhchivan.

Isa Habibbeyli spoke about the historical heroism of Nakhchivan people, despite the great powers’ interest in Nakhchivan. The academician also touched upon further development prospects of the present Nakhchivan.

The chairman of the Supreme Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Professor Famil Mustafayev, made a speech at the conference on “training of highly qualified specialists in the scientific institutions, organizations, and higher education institutions of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: achievements and perspectives”. He spoke about the present state of the scientific potential in the autonomous republic and the latest statistics on the awarding degrees and titles.

The dean of Turkish National Defense University, Military Academy History Department, Professor İbrahim Ethem Atnur also reported on the history of Nakhchivan autonomy and the scientific secretary of ANAS, academician Arif Hashimov made a speech on the achievements of the students of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in the field of physics.

The conference continued its work in the "History", "Archaeology, ethnography and folklore", "Science, education and culture", "Language, literature and literary environment" sections.

At the end of the conference, the certificates were presented to the speakers. 

Translator: Reyhan Majidli, Public Relations, Press and Information Department of the Presidium Administration of ANAS

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