Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari

Former President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

We have found a friend and leader in the person of Mr. Heydar Aliyev. He held a leadership position in a region with a deep history and held high positions in the post-Soviet space. That’s why we want to constantly exchange ideas with a genius like him.

We highly appreciate the initiatives of Heydar Aliyev, which serve to strengthen the independence, sovereignty, and national economy of Azerbaijan.

We welcome the steps taken by Heydar Aliyev and his government to implement democratic and economic reforms in Azerbaijan despite difficult geographical and political obstacles.

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I made an official visit to Azerbaijan as a guest of the late President Heydar Aliyev. I saw with my own eyes how he loved and cared for refugees who suffered and lived in poverty. I also saw the steps taken to restore Azerbaijan.

Heydar Aliyev served his people for a long time when he was under the leadership of the Soviet Union, and then during the days of independence. He will always be remembered with gratitude.