Thursday, 12 June 2008

Another Active Azeri Initiative in the UK


Trend News Agency
June 5 2008

UK, London, 5 June / Trend News corr G. Ahmadova/The School of Oriental
and African Studies (SOAS) of the London University is hosting an
exhibition ' Azerbaijan: Past, Present and Future', organized by
the UK-based Odlar Yurdu organization. The exhibition is assisted by
the Azerbaijani Embassy in London. Representatives of the diplomatic
corpse, students and professors, as well as representatives of the
research centres and scientific circles of the UK, participated in
the opening ceremony.

Stands with information and photos about the history, culture, art and
economy of Azerbaijan are displayed at the exhibition. Special stands
devoted to the Armenian occupation and history of Nagorno-Karabakh,
catalogues with different information on the subject are also

A special video film about Azerbaijan was demonstrated during the
opening ceremony. Azerbaijani Ambassador to UK, Fakhraddin Gurbanov,
delivered a speech. He spoke about Azerbaijani history, culture,
literature and current political course. He noted that the exhibition
would play an invaluable role to popularize the truth about Azerbaijan
amongst the western community.

The exhibition will last for a month. That is the first event held
in such a prestigious high school as SOAS.


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