Public discussion was held dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Council’s activity in Barda
The Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held public discussions on its 10th anniversary and the role of NGOs in socio-economic development of the regions in Heydar Aliyev Center in Barda.
A film was presented about the 10-year activity of the Council.
Executive director of the Council’s Secretariat Farasat Gurbanov provided the participants with detailed information about the purpose of establishing the Council, activity fields and the work done by the Council. F.Gurbanov stated that the establishment of the Council is the manifestation of political will of president Ilham Aliyev regarding developing civil society of the Azerbaijani state and protection of our national interests by NGOs on public sphere.
Executive director of the Secretariat said that Karabakh corners have been created on Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict, more than 1 million refugees and IDPs, Khojali genocide and other topics in European universities, films have been produced, websites and books have been prepared within the projects implemented with the support of the Council. Member of the Council Emin Hasanli said that NGOs have become an integral part of our society and they play an active role in the solution of public problems. He spoke about the projects on the promotion of patriotism, refugees and internally displaced persons, veterans and martyrs with the financial support of the Council.
Chief advisor of the Barda Executive Power Fakhraddin Azizov emphasized that the activity of NGOs for protecting our national interests with the support of the Council is worthwhile.
The book dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Council’s activity was presented to the participants of the event.