President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev yesterday hosted State Advisor to President of Uzbekistan Rustam Kamilov. President Ilham Aliyev thanked Uzbekistan for attending with a high-level delegation the 2017- Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue conference in Baku. The head of state stressed the importance of the fact that brotherly Uzbekistan also hosted a conference as part of the “Year of Islamic Solidarity”, the press service of the President of Azerbaijan said.
Kamilov conveyed President Shavkat Mirziyoyev`s greetings to President Ilham Aliyev, and noted that the two countries have many similar approaches in terms of protection and preservation of tolerance. Highlighting the significance of tolerance, Rustam Kamilov said it is important that people co-exist and try to ensure development of the country and underscored that reviving Islamic traditions, preserving and transferring Islamic heritage to the next generations are one of Uzbekistan’s key priorities.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and asked the state advisor to extend his greetings to the Uzbek leader.