Azerbaijani Ambassador to Serbia, H.E. Eldar Hasanov, and the Embassy of Azerbaijan marked the National Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan at Belgrade’s Hyatt Regency Hotel.
This day is traditionally celebrated in memory of 28th June 1918, the date when the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918-1920) was established as the first secular parliamentary and democratic republic in the east, and throughout the Muslim world.
Alongside numerous members of the diplomatic corps, the reception was attended by members of the Serbian-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce, the Culture Centre of Azerbaijan and the Serbian-Azerbaijani Friendship Society, representatives of the Christian and Muslim communities, officials from the Serbian state and representatives of the political, cultural and public life of Serbia. Guests of the reception were also able to enjoy performances of traditional Azerbaijani dance.