20-21.09.2018 Speaker of the Kuwait National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has visited Baku to attend celebrations of the centenary of the Azerbaijani parliament.
He was welcomed by First Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov, HE Mr Saud Abdulaziz Alroomi the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait in Baku, with the diplomats of the Embassy and other officials at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. During the visit President of the Republic of Azerbaijan His Excellency Ilham Aliyev and Chairman of Milli Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan His Excellency Ogtay Asadov have received His Excellency Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim. Speaker of the Kuwait National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim conveyed Emir of the State of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah`s greetings to the head of state. Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim noted that he participates in the event on the instructions of the Emir of the State of Kuwait. Saying that it is his first visit to Baku, the Kuwaiti Speaker added that they were deeply impressed by the beauty and development in the capital. He expressed confidence that such events contribute to the development of interparliamentary cooperation and bring other countries and nations closer to Azerbaijan. The Kuwaiti guest extended best wishes to President Ilham Aliyev and the people of Azerbaijan. He expressed his hope that they will visit Azerbaijan again.
President Ilham Aliyev pointed out that Azerbaijan maintains active cooperation on the international arena and the number of the country`s friends is increasing day by day.
The head of state thanked for the Emir of the State of Kuwait`s greetings and asked Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim to extend his greetings to Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Speakers from 15 countries including Turkey, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Oman and others, number of deputy speakers and delegations from 40 countries attended a solemn meeting marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani parliament has been held at Milli Majlis on 21.09.2018. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev also attended the meeting.
His Excellency Saud Abdulaziz Alroomi the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait in Baku and diplomats of the Embassy have accompanied the delegation during the above mentioned visit and Mr. Ambassador organized dinner in honor of His Excellency Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim.