By Gunay Hasanova
Malta will host one of the next high- level meetings of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center.
The issue was mulled in New York, where a delegation of the Center met with Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with the Diaspora reported on September 21.
Following the discussions, the parties agreed to hold the high- level meeting of the Center in Malta under the auspices of the Prime Minister in 2017.
The activities of the Centre, the new cooperation opportunities, challenges, future plans and V Global Forum in Baku were also discussed at the meeting The sides also exchanged views on regional and global issues.
The meeting was attended by board members of the Center - Former President of Serbia Boris Tadic, former Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov, former President of Finland Tarja Halonen, Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Diaspora Nazim Ibrahimov, former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zlatko Lagumdzija, former first lady of Ukraine Kateryna Yushchenko and Secretary General of the Centre, Rovshan Muradov.
Nizami Ganjavi International Center was created with the multiple aims of preserving the reach cultural heritage of the past as well as encouraging and fostering current scholarship, research, cultural activity, and social outreach.
The Center moves forward to build, an institution worthy of bearing the great name of Nizami Ganjavi with a hope it will become “a source of pride for Azerbaijan and the world”.
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