The First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva presented the singer the honorary diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva highly appreciated Sami Yusuf's participation in the Second Nasimi - the Poetry, Art and Spirituality Festival. Mehriban Aliyeva recalled the singer's performance at the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in June this year, noting that the concert was organized at the highest level and contributed to the relations between Azerbaijan and UNESCO. The First Vice-President said that according to the Order of the President of Azerbaijan, those who took an active part in the organization and holding of the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku were awarded with the honorary diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The First Vice President presented the honorary diploma to the singer.
At the meeting, Mehriban Aliyeva wished Sami Yusuf success in her future career.
Sami Yusuf expressed his gratitude for the high award.