Knowledge Foundation held events in connection with the National Flag Day

The Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan organized a series of events in the capital and regions on the occasion of the 9th of November- the Day of National Flag, in line with the “Knowledge all year round” program. The events were initiated and organized by the Knowledge Foundation’s local representatives and Heads of Knowledge Houses.

On the eve of the National Flag Day, Astara city No.1 and 5 secondary schools, Shiyakaran village secondary school No.2, teachers and pupils of local pedagogical college visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in different days.

Director of the Center Kubra Samadova informed the guests about the photos and documents reflecting the activities of the Great Leader.

Senior Adviser of the Department of Public Policy and Humanitarian Affairs Mirzali Bayramov, College teacher Khannisa Isayeva, Lala Mammadli, Aysel Abizadeh, Dilara Huseynova, Sureyya Nasirova, Ayla Imamverdiyeva, Yusif Alizade, Gulnur Abdullayeva, Bahruz Huseynli, center’s guide Jamala Mammadova  stressed in their speeches that out national flag reflects sacred values.

The chief guardian of the Central Foundation Elza Kazimova made a report on “Azerbaijan’s flag is our national pride, our identity”. It was noted that the first government decree on the State Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan was issued on 24 June 1918. At the initiative of national leader Heydar Aliyev in November 1990, the Supreme Council of Nakhchivan made a decision to proclaim the tricolor flag that is one of main attributes of independence as the state flag of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.

Participants of the event watched an exhibition of handicrafts of members of the Astara Knowledge House Association of Weaving and Art.

In the round table held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Goygol region, 6 pupils and teachers of the city participated in the event.

Anar Rzayev, the Knowledge Foundation’s representative in the region, noted the flag as a symbol of integrity, independence, invincibility, glorification for each state. It was stressed that the Azerbaijanis characterize the state flag as sacred notion and a symbol of people’s honor.

Opening an event at Naftalan Children’s Nursing home- kindergarten named after V.Namazov, director of the enterprise, the regional representative of the Knowledge Foundation Kamala HUseynova, spoke on the history of our flag and the meanings of colors. Children of the nursery home read poems and songs. At the end a documentary was demonstrated.

The same event was organized at the Azerbaijani University of Architecture and Construction. Dean of the Faculty of Construction, Professor Hikmat Mammadov, said that the national flag, which is a symbol of dignity, is a duty of honor for every Azerbaijani.

An employee of the Knowledge Foundation, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor Elnara Aliyeva spoke about the Knowledge Foundation’s educational activities. She said, “Our tricolor flag is a dove of peace and an eagle of fight”, she also mentioned that it is a civil duty to show deep respect for the state attribute, characterizing our tricolor, moon-star flag as national value.

Professor of ASPU, Doctor of History Khagani Mammadov delivered a lecture on “State Attributes”. He said that ideologically, politically, socially-class, religious, national and other ideas in the flags are embodied in a more generalized form. The researcher commented extensively on the flags used from the ancient times of Azerbaijan to the modern times. At the end, K.Mammadov emphasized that Mr.President Ilham Aliyev, who has successfully pursued national policy of national leader Heydar Aliyev in all spheres, has greatly exerted the national state attributes of Azerbaijan and inculcated this spirit in society with concrete steps.

The event was attended by members of the Youth Club of the Knowledge Foundation “Let’s teach and study our history”.

On the eve of the holiday, the participants of the project “Brother schools” Shamakhi region Sabir settlement secondary school and Gobustan city secondary school No.3 students who were among the winners of the essay contest on “Our flag is our pride” were awarded.

Principal of Gobustan School Alibey Abdulazizov opened the event and said that the state flag was proud of the people. The authors of the first four places were awarded diplomas of the Knowledge Foundation, and 12 participants were given diplomas.

The winners were awarded by the head of Gobustan region Education Department Anvar Gayibov, the Knowledge Foundation’s leading advisor Elvin Khatamov, principal of Shamakhi region Sabir settlement secondary school and Gulnura Babashova, regional representative of the Knowledge Foundation.

At the event organized by the Knowledge Foundation, dedicated to the Flag Day in Khachmaz city secondary school No.4 named after M.Mammadov, the head of the Knowledge Foundation’s internal projects sector Haji Abdulla, spoke on “State attributed and patriotic education of schoolchildren”, the director of the local history museum, Javanshir Pirverdiyev in his turn delivered his lecture on “Our 100 year old flag”.

Anar Majidov, a representative of the Knowledge Foundation in the Oghuz region, delivered his speech at the Ermanat village secondary school on “Our flag is our pride” and emphasized an importance of respect and love towards our flag which thousands of our citizens died for.

Representatives of the Knowledge Foundation in Garabagh, Aghstafa, Nardaran, Ismailli, Gakh, Aghdam, Tartar, Goychay, Shirvan, Mingachevir, Neftchala, Gazakg and other regions organized an informational meeting, “roundtable”, exhibitions, presentation and lectures on the occasion of Flag Day.

Press Service of the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Tarix: 08.11.2018

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