The honorable guest, who was the best player of the Azerbaijani national football team, thanked BHOS management for the invitation and shared his impressions of the school. He said that only educated and talented young people could become students at BHOS, one of the leading higher education schools in the country. Gurban Gurbanov emphasized that high-qualified engineers graduating from BHOS are in high demand in the oil and gas industry of Azerbaijan and wished them success in their study and professional career.
Then Gurban Gurbanov answered numerous questions, and those who asked the most interesting ones received footballs signed by the Manager of the FC Qarabağ. Nargiz Huseynova, first-year Process Automation Engineering student, Nazperi Isfendiyarzada, second-year Chemical Engineering student, and Nazim Nasirov and Gazanfar Gazanfarli, first-year Chemical Engineering students, became lucky winners of the prize.
At the end of the meeting, Elmar Gasimov expressed his gratitude to the guest and presented him plaquette as a token of appreciation. In his turn, Gurban Gurbanov presented BHOS Rector with sports souvenirs and keepsakes. Then a group commemorative picture was taken.
Under Gurbanov, Qarabağ has become one of the most successful Azerbaijani football clubs in Europe (with three consecutive wins). Qarabağ Futbol Klubu won the Premier League, their first league title for 21 years, in 2014. Qarabağ have won the Premier league four times and Azerbaijan Cup five times. The achievements in European competitions marked Gurban Gurbanov as among the most successful Azerbaijani managers ever.