Shusha Today

Tenth visit of diaspora representatives to Shusha ends

28.07.2023 [14:52]

Baku, July 28, AZERTAC

Diaspora representatives, who are spending their summer holidays in Azerbaijan, visited the city of Shusha, cultural capital of Azerbaijan.

“We are in Shusha thanks to an iron fist” project brought together more than 70 diaspora members from 20 countries.

The trip included the visit to the main historical sites of the city, including Jidir Duzu plain, Bazarbashi square, the square with the shot statues, the square where Shusha Declaration was signed, Khurshidbanu Natavan’s palace, Khan gizi spring, Museum-Mausoleum Complex of Molla Panah Vagif, monument to Uzeyir Hajibayli, House Museum of Bulbul, as well as Ganja Gates, Saatli, Ashaghi Govhar Agha and Yukhari Govhar Agha mosques. The diaspora members were informed about reconstruction works carried out in Shusha, pearl of Karabakh.

At the end of the trip diaspora members opened Azerbaijani flag in Jidir plane and danced “Yalli”- traditional group dance. They expressed their gratitude to the Commander-in-Chief and Azerbaijani Army.

It should be noted that recommendations sounded by President Ilham Aliyev at the 5th Congress of World Azerbaijanis underlines the importance of visits of our compatriots living abroad to the liberated lands.

The committee organized the visit of diaspora members to Shusha four times in 2021 (on July 27, August 17, October 9, and December 2), and three times in 2022 (on July 26, August 17, September 7) and two times in 2023 (June 30 and July 8). The visits carried out under the slogan “We are in Shusha thanks to power of an iron fist”.

Furthermore, the Committee regularly organizes the visits of foreign journalists and scientists to Shusha, as well as to other liberated regions.