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Azerbaijan embassy distributes Eid gifts among Sweet Home children

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 20 (DNA)- Embassy of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan-Pakistan Youth Forum organized Eid Gifts Distribution and Qurbani Ceremony for Children of Sweet Homes on behalf of  Mrs. MehribanAliyeva (Hilal-i-Pakistan) First Lady of Azerbaijan and President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation,A beautiful ceremony was arranged at the Sweet Home, Islamabad.  The aim was to share the happiness with those who are unable to cherish the festivity. Embassy of Azerbaijan organized these events on behalf of Mrs. MehribanAliyeva (Hilal-i-Pakistan) First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO.

Speaking on the occasion Dashgin Shikarov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan greeted participants and children on behalf of First Lady and people of Azerbaijan on Eid-ul-Azha.

He spoke about ties and shared values of two nations that bring the Muslims of Azerbaijan and Pakistan together. DashginShikarov briefed participants of the event on activities of Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Azerbaijan and other countries of the world.

He noted that the foundation had implemented a number of healthcare, education and humanitarian projects in all districts of Pakistan as well. He acknowledged efforts of Zamurad Khan, Patron-in-Chief of Sweet Homes  for their tireless support to all initiatives of Heydar Aliyev foundation in Pakistan.

Addressing audience  Zamurd Khan, Patron-in-Chief of Sweet Homes shed light on the work of Pakistan Sweet Homes as currently there are 3600 children residing in several branches of Sweet Homes across the country.

Zamurd Khan thanked Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva for her generosity and efforts for supporting the children.

Children of Sweet Homes presented beautiful cultural show and different programs and at the end the gifts were distributed amongst the children.

 The function was also attended by former parliamentarians, politicians, civil society activists, leading media representatives and other prominent people from all walks of life.=DNA


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