"Janali Akbarov is a personality, who greatly contributed to public, culture, and recognition of Azerbaijan in the world," said Minister of Culture Anar Karimov in the funeral ceremony of People's Artist Janali Akbarov, APA reports.
A. Karimov said Janali Akbarov's death was a great loss for Azerbaijani culture: "He is a person who made great contributions to the development of mugam art. The state has always highly appreciated Janali Akbarov's activity, awarded him various prizes. Today he has successors. His successors should make the legacy to live after him too. The legacy, left by Janali Akbarov, will live from now on too."