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Federation of Canada Azerbaijanis Organizations established in Toronto

20 April 2005 [16:14] - TODAY.AZ
Heads of six Azerbaijan Diaspora Organizations in Canada Mesud Aliyev, Akbar Majidov, Ilham Akhundov, Lalezar Namrun, Rza Firuzi and Nazile Iskenderova established Federation of Canada Azerbaijanis Organizations.
APA was informed of it by the head of "The Azerbaijan Cultural and Education Center" Akbar Majidov. According to him, the conference on the establishment was held in the hall of the newspaper "The Toronto Star".

"The initiative on the establishment of Azerbaijan communities Federation in Canada was eight months ago. The objective is to make Azerbaijan known in Canada more widely, to present the projects on Garabagh problem and ensure the unity of Azerbaijani community. The organization with the initiative of establishing federation-The Azerbaijan Cultural and Education Center, Association of Quebec Azerbaijanis, Association of Ontario Azerbaijanis, Canada-Azerbaijan Cooperation Association, Azerbaijan-Canada Friendship Association and Center of support to Azerbaijani Women held talks with several Azerbaijan Diaspora Organizations during this period.

"Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary ambassador f Azerbaijan in Canada Fakhraddin Gurbanov, representative of State Committee on Azerbaijanis living abroad Ramil Hasanov, chairman of the Federation of Canada-Turkish Circles Nadim Duzenli attended the conference on establishment of Federation on Canada Azerbaijanis Organizations.

The above mentioned persons made speech in the conference talking about the advantages and importance of functioning of Azerbaijan circles in the form of Federation.

Ambassador of Turkey in Canada Aydemir Erman and President of Azerbaijan Society of America Tomris Azeri sent congratulation letter to the conference. During the elections held after the open discussions Akbar Majidov was elected to the position of director till the congress.


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