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CNN World View broadcasts report about Azerbaijan's first lady

09 May 2011 [10:26] - TODAY.AZ
CNN World View program aired a video report about the Azerbaijani first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva.

The report was made by Sevinj Osmanghizi, a correspondent of ANS TV. "Girls want to look like her, they copy her hear, style and manners. A qualified doctor, mother of three and grandmother of two, she seems to have it all,"says the report.

"Being first is always different, even when you are a first lady. Mehriban Aliyeva broke with tradition and campaigned with her husband during the presidential elections of 2003. For a country that has not seen presidential wives in public before, this was a signal of changing values."

The report also praises the firts lady's efforts to solve women`s problems in Azerbaijan and promote the country worldwide.

"She leads a campaign against domestic violence, raises funds for hospitals, publicizes sports and healthy lifestyle. UNESCO's goodwill ambassador, she promotes music and cultural traditions."


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