The 5th Congress of World Azerbaijanis concluded its work in Shusha on April 23.
On the second day of the forum, Head of the Department for Humanitarian Policy, Diaspora, Multiculturalism and Religious Affairs of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Farah Aliyeva presented orders and medals to the Diaspora members awarded by the orders of President Ilham Aliyev.
In her speech, Farah Aliyeva said that she was happy to see representatives of the diaspora in our native Shusha.
Then the State Committee on Work with Diaspora of Azerbaijan thanked the government agencies for their support in the high-level organization of the 5th Congress of World Azerbaijanis in Shusha.
Special Representative of the President of Azerbaijan in Shusha Aydin Kerimov pointed out that the Azerbaijani diaspora can make a serious contribution to the restoration of Karabakh.
Chairman of the Board of the Shusha City State Reserve Administration Maftun Abbasov proposed holding the next congress in a renewed and restored Shusha.
The Congress also adopted the following documents: its resolution, the appeal of the representatives of the 5th Congress of World Azerbaijanis to the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the appeal of the Congress representatives to the world Azerbaijanis, to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), to the international community on the landmine problem in the territories of Azerbaijan liberated from the Armenian occupation.
The forum approved the new composition of the Coordinating Council of World Azerbaijanis. President Ilham Aliyev was elected Chairman of the council and Fuad Muradov, Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, was elected Executive Secretary.
Fuad Muradov said that fruitful discussions on the future activities of the Diaspora had been held at the 5th Congress of the World Azerbaijanis in the cultural capital of Azerbaijan Shusha and thanked the forum participants.