"Our meeting is taking place ahead of a historic day. This year marks 30 years since the restoration of Azerbaijan's independence," Speaker of the Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova said at a plenary session of the parliament, Report informs.
According to her, one of the major tasks facing Azerbaijan was the creation of state-building that would correspond to the changed conditions: "Heydar Aliyev's return to power in June 1993 saved Azerbaijan. His activities to save our country began in this building." ...
"It is safe to say that in the coming period, under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev, our country will achieve even greater success," the speaker said.
Gafarova offered to send a congratulatory letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva on the Day of Restoration of Independence.
The deputies supported the chairman's proposal with applause.