Emomali Rahmon

President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Heydar Aliyev’s name is inextricably linked with his homeland. The prosperity and progress of independent and sovereign Azerbaijan, the stabilization of the socio-political situation in the country and the tireless search for peace in the region earned Heydar Alirza oglu high prestige and sincere respect throughout the world. His works and merits will forever remain in the memory of the grateful Azerbaijani people and all respectable people.

Azerbaijan’s achievements would not have been possible without the decisive participation and personal work of Heydar Aliyev.

At a fateful time when there was a danger of events developing in a catastrophic direction, you were one of the first to embark on the path of modernizing Azerbaijan, and by uniting the people and strengthening its statehood, you achieved peace in the country.