An official reception to mark the 21st anniversary of the Independence Day of Azerbaijan has been held in Switzerland.
The event supported by Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Switzerland and organized by representation of SOCAR in this country took place as part of the Crans Montana Forum`s 14th summit on transnational crime.
Chairman and founder of the Crans Montana Forum Jean-Paul Carteron briefed the event participants on the relations between Azerbaijan and the Forum.
Mr. Carteron also expressed his gratitude to Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva for holding of the 23rd annual session of the Crans Montana Forum in Baku.
Azerbaijan`s Ambassador to Switzerland Akram Zeynalli informed the event participants about history of the country`s independence day.
He noted Azerbaijan became a powerful country as the result of internal and foreign policy founded by Azerbaijan`s national leader Heydar Aliyev and which was continued successfully by President Ilham Aliyev.
The participants watched a documentary on the 23rd session of the Crans Montana Forum in Baku.