Pakistani PM receives honorary doctorate from Baku State University

Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has received honorary doctorate from Baku State University.

Rector Abel Maharramov presented doctorate to the Pakistani Premier in a ceremony that was attended by the university`s students, teaching staff and professors.

Muhammad Nawaz Sharif viewed the Heydar Aliyev Museum and met with students.

The BSU Rector welcomed Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on behalf of the university staff, highlighting his visit as an historical event.

The rector spoke of the high level strategic alliance between Azerbaijan and Pakistan. He said Pakistan is the first country to recognize the Khojaly Genocide.

He said official Islamabad did not recognize Armenia as an independent state because of the country’s policy of aggression against Azerbaijan.

The rector then handed a certificate and cloak of honorary doctor to the Pakistani Premier.

Muhammad Nawaz Sharif addressed the event. He expressed his gratitude for honorary doctorate.

He praised Azerbaijan-Pakistan relations.


Press and Information Department, October 14, 2016.

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