Ilham Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva attend concert dedicated to victory in presidential election
A concert dedicated to Ilham Aliyev`s landslide victory in the presidential election has been held in the park in front of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva and family members attended the event.
TV host Murad Dadashov invited President Ilham Aliyev to the stage.
President Aliyev, greeting the audience, thanked the Azerbaijani people for their support in the elections; "I always feel the support of the Azerbaijani people, I always rely on this support. The support of the Azerbaijani people plays an important role in my activities. I always try to serve the people with devotion and dignity," he said.
According to him, on April 11, the Azerbaijani people made their choice, once again voted for the current policy. "Voted for stability, development, progress, independent policy. Azerbaijan, which conducts an independent policy, has reached unprecedented heights today. Our international authority is growing every day. Azerbaijan, on a global scale, deserves even greater respect, the domestic situation in the country is stable. The Azerbaijani people live in peace, prosperity, all freedoms are guaranteed," the head of state stressed.
He noted that the presidential elections held in Azerbaijan once again showed that all freedoms are ensured in the country, Azerbaijan is successfully moving along the road of democracy.
"The open, transparent, fair elections held in the country reflect the will of the Azerbaijani people. The support given to me inspires me even more, gives me even more strength. Our people voted for the fulfilled real deeds, for future affairs, and also for a happy future. I am confident that our country will continue to develop successfully. Azerbaijan will continue to live under conditions of stability and security," President Aliyev noted.
"Today Azerbaijan is a strong state. We must build an even stronger state. Our path is the path of independence. No outside force can make us turn from this path. This way is a conscious choice of the Azerbaijani people. We are an independent country. We are a great people. Only a great people can achieve such results. Azerbaijan can achieve such success only in conditions of independence. Our destiny is in our hands," Aliyev added.
Ilham Aliyev also appealed to the Azerbaijani youth. "The future of our country is in your hands. We are proud of our youth. The young generation that is growing up in the future will manage Azerbaijan, lead it into a happy future along the path of independence. We are an independent, strong country. We follow the path that we have chosen. I am confident that this path will lead Azerbaijan to a happier future," he stressed.
The President noted that the government's policy will lead Azerbaijan into a happier future.
Ilham Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva met with artists on the stage and posed with them for photographs.
The event ended with a spectacular firework display.