The 70th anniversary of Baku Slavic University was celebrated on December 16.
Participants of the ceremony first visited the Alley of Honors to place a wreath at the grave of national leader Heydar Aliyev. They also put flowers at the grave of outstanding ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.
The ceremony was held at the auditorium of Baku Slavic University. Participants in the event included Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov, president of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Akif Alizade, members of parliament, and delegates from Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech Republic and other countries.
Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov hailed Baku Slavic University`s role in preparing highly-qualified specialists in Azerbaijan, and developing the country`s international cooperation in the field of education.
BSU rector Nurlana Aliyeva highlighted the history of Baku Slavic University, and the higher education institution`s role in the upbringing of the young generation.
Other speakers congratulated the university staff and wished them success in their educational activities.
Minister Mikayil Jabbarov presented high state awards to employees of the university in accordance with the order of the President of Azerbaijan.
The participants of the ceremony watched a video on the activity of Baku Slavic University.