Leyla Aliyeva attends tree-planting event under Justice for Khojaly campaign
A tree-planting event has been held under the Justice for Khojaly campaign today in Baku. The event was co-organized by IDEA Public Union and the State Committee for Family, Women and Children's Affairs in partnership with the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry and the Sabunchu District Executive Authority.
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva attended the event, which saw the planting of 63 trees to commemorate the 63 children killed by the Armenians in Khojaly genocide.
At first, participants of the event observed a minute of silence to honor memory of the victims of the Khojaly genocide.
Leyla Aliyeva and others then planted 63 evergreen cypress trees to pay tribute to the 63 children who were massacred by the Armenians in the town of Khojaly 26 years ago.
Among the participants of the event were also 120 children who attend the Fourth Nationwide Children`s Forum, as well as foreign children studying and living in Azerbaijan.