Azerbaijani First Lady awarded by International Olympic Academy
Yesterday the opening ceremony of the 54th international session of young members of the International Olympic Academy took place in Athens. The First Lady of Azerbaijan, member of the Executive Board of the NOC, Mehriban Aliyeva, was awarded a special Olympic Excellence award.
The president of the Academy, Isidoros Kuvelos, thanked Mrs. Aliyeva for her close attention to the development of the Olympic movement.
In 2015 Azerbaijan will host the first European Games and Mehriban Aliyeva is chairing the organizing committee of the Games.