Grigoriu was nominated for this high award of the Foundation for Support to Policy of Turkic States at the request of Azerbaijani NGOs in Central Asia, 1news.az reports.
According to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the awarding ceremony will take place in Baku. Government and public organizations will attend.
Foundation for Support to Policy of Turkic States presents Heydar Aliyev gold medal to prominent figures since 2007 for great merits in strengthening friendship and cooperation between Turkic and other nations, for significant contribution to economic, socio-political and cultural development of Turkic-speaking states.
The Heydar Aliyev medal was at times awarded to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, prominent Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aytmatov, former President of Kyrgyz Republic Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.