Azeri Press Agency, Azerbaijan
May 8 2006

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev awarded Best Governed Muslim
Country prize

[ 08 May 2006 18:25 ]

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev today received delegation led by
chief of Pakistani Senate Human Rights Permanent Committee, Senator
Seyid Mohammed Zafar.

The President's press service told APA that Mr. Mohammed Zafar said
Pakistan's key media outlet `Pakistan Observer' awarded President
Aliyev Best Governed Muslim Country. The visitor said Mr,Aliyev has
been awarded this prize for his contributions to great achievements
in national development, modernization of country economy, state
management, education as well as development of human resources. The
President was presented with the Best Governed Muslim Country award.
The head of Azerbaijan expressed his gratitude for the award. He
underlined that Pakistan is one of closest allies of Azerbaijan, and
there exist high level relations between our countries.
Mr. Aliyev highly appreciated Pakistan's full support for
Azerbaijan's fair position regarding Armenia's aggression against
Azerbaijan, Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict./APA/