Date: 1/17/2018 3:05 PM
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28th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy was commemorated

The Ministry of Youth and Sports hosted a meeting dedicated to the 28th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy at the Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports. The staff of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, members of youth organizations, active youth and students attended the event. The memory of martyrs was commemorated with a minute of silence, the National Anthem was sounded and a film dedicated to the events of January 20th was demonstrated to the participants.     
Deputies Minister of Youth and Sports Intigam Babayev and Ismayil Ismayilov, Executive Director of the Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Farhad Hajiyev, Rector of the Azerbaijan State Physical Culture and Sports Academy Fuad Hajiyev spoke about historical facts. Then, the Chairman of the National Council of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Seymour Huseynov, Executive Director of the Student and Youth Organizations Union of Azerbaijan Faig Mammadov, the Chairman of the Student and Youth Organisation of the Architecture and Construction University Ilaha Hasanova, the student of the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industrial University     Almaz Aliyeva spoke about patriotic education and the role of independent statehood traditions.