President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Arif Alvi on the occasion of March 23 - Pakistan Day, APA reports.
The letter reads:
"Dear Mr. President,
It is on the occasion of the 23 March – Pakistan Day that on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I offer my most cordial congratulations and best wishes to you and through you, your brotherly people.
The ties between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan stem from the will of our brotherly peoples bound with common historical, religious and cultural roots. The present high level of our strategic partnership relations, resting on such a solid foundation, is very gratifying.
Our people greatly value Pakistan’s resolute and unequivocal position on the restoration of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and its unfaltering support and solidarity for our just cause.
I attach particular significance to the development of friendly and cooperative relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan. I am confident that through our joint efforts, our inter-state relationship, based on mutual trust, support and solidarity, and our productive cooperation in bilateral and multilateral format will continue to progress and expand successfully.
On this memorable day, I wish strong health, happiness and success to you and everlasting peace and prosperity to the brotherly people of Pakistan."