Mehriban Aliyeva awarded Order of Merit by European Olympic Committee

Today the European Olympic Committee (EOC) awarded the First Lady of Azerbaijan, the head of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, President of the Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva the Order of Merit, recognizing its contribution to the development of sports and the Olympic movement.

The EOC President Patrick Hickey presented the award personally to Mehriban Aliyeva.

Recall that the first lady of Azerbaijan, who headed the Organising Committee of the first European Games, holds the post of the head of the Organizing Committee of the forthcoming Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku in 2017.

 

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