On March 8th, 2013, the Azerbaijan Center was honored with the visit of a very special delegation from Azerbaijan. The guests included Azerbaijani Ambassador, Elin Suleymanov, VP of SOCAR, Mr. Khalik Mammadov, Director of SOCAR USA, Mr. Rauf Mammadov and the Honorable Samad Seyyidov, the Honorable Asim Mollazade, the Honorable Ms. Sevinj Fataliyeva and the Honorable Sabiha Qafarova, all members of the Azerbaijan Parliament.
In honor of the visit of the delegation and to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Azerbaijan Center opened its doors for a dinner party with the guests and members of the community. The 70 guests that attended enjoyed the opportunity to enjoy each other’s company and enjoy traditional Azerbaijani cuisine; a good time was had by all. HBSCA President Irada Akhoundova welcomed the guests and visitors and spoke about the importance of the Azerbaijan Center and HBSCA as they collaborate in strengthening the relationship between two cities.
Also, March 8th is the International Women’s Day, which is celebrated around the world. On this day women are recognized globally for their contributions to politics, society, culture, business and family. During a Women’s Day, all female guests received bouquets of flowers in gratitude for all their efforts.