Press Release

President of General Assembly to make official visit to Azerbaijan

10 June 2022

  • The President of the 76th session of the General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, will make an official visit to Azerbaijan, from 12 to 13 June 2022, at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

While in Baku, President Shahid will meet on 13 June with President Ilham Aliyev, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov.

The President of the General Assembly is also expected to meet with the Chair of the Parliament, Ms. Sahiba Gafarova.

Also on 13 June, President Shahid will actively engage with young people and academics at the ADA University, formerly known as the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy.

While in Azerbaijan, the President will also meet with the UN Country Team, led by the Resident Coordinator, Ms. Vladanka Andreeva.

The President will be accompanied in Baku by a team of four colleagues from the Office of the President of General Assembly (OPGA). The costs for the trip will be covered by the OPGA Trust Fund, and the Government of Azerbaijan.

President of General Assembly to make official visit to Azerbaijan

Rashad Huseynov

Rashad Huseynov


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