President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev conveyed greetings and best wishes of Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Ilham Aliyev.
He said the goals and ideas of the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations are of unprecedented importance in the current crisis period and stressed the significance of holding such an event of the United Nations in Baku.
In turn, President Aliyev described the organization of the forum of the UN Alliance of Civilization in Baku as a sign of recognition of Azerbaijan's activity within dialogue among civilizations.
The president added that the relevant work done and the events held in Azerbaijan have contributed to bringing nations closer to one another and strengthening mutual understanding.
President Aliyev recalled with pleasure his recent meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul.
He thanked for such a high representation of Kazakhstan at the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations and described this as a good sign of Kazakhstan's interest in the issues to be discussed at the Forum, as well as the country's attitude towards Azerbaijan.
The president hailed the fact that chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan is visiting Azerbaijan with a large delegation. President Aliyev said the forum will create a good opportunity for holding interesting discussions and looking through the agenda of the bilateral relations between the two countries.
President Aliyev thanked for the greetings of Nursultan Nazarbayev, and asked Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to extend his greetings to the president of Kazakhstan.