BAKU:(APS) March 13, 2015;President Mamnoon Hussain was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Baku State University here in Baku on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, the President expressed profound gratitude for being awarded with Doctorate Degree. The President stated that the bonds of brotherhood between the two countries are based on common history, culture, values and way of life.
The President noted with appreciation that Baku State University had an Urdu Department adding that he was pleased to see students learning Urdu and Pakistani culture here. This will certainly help in bringing our two nations even more closer, said the President. Earlier, President had candid interaction with faculty members and students of Urdu Department.
On this occasion, President gave a gift of valuable books for the department of Urdu at Baku State University. President also said that National Book Foundation, a governmental organization in Pakistan has established a section in its building to pay tribute to the poet of Azerbaijan Nizami Ganjvi adding further that National Book Foundation is also publishing his books.