President Ilham Aliyev visited the grave of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor
10 May sees the 91st birthday anniversary of the architect and builder of the modern independent Azerbaijan, outstanding statesman, brilliant son and nationwide leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev. The grateful Azerbaijani people and everyone in the world who knew and loved Heydar Aliyev have been marking this date without this brilliant personality for the 11th year.
From early morning every year on 10 May, on the nationwide leader’s birthday, members of the public, people who have come to Baku from different cities and districts of the country, and visitors to the capital descend on the Alley of Honor to pay tribute to the cherished memory of great leader Heydar Aliyev and put flowers at his grave.
On the birthday anniversary of the savior of the Azerbaijani people, President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva, family members, relatives and friends of the great leader came to the Alley of Honor.
President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath at the grave of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev and bowed his head in memory of the great leader.
The national anthem of Azerbaijan was played.
The wife of President Ilham Aliyev, Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, and family members laid flowers at the statue of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev.
Then, President Ilham Aliyev and his family visited the graves of prominent ophthalmologist and Academician Zarifa Aliyeva, outstanding statesman Aziz Aliyev, renowned doctor and scientist Tamerlan Aliyev, and laid flowers.
The ceremony of paying tribute to nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev was joined by Prime Minister Artur Rasizadeh, Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov, Head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev, ministers, heads of committees and companies, MPs.