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101 years since the establishment of the democratic Republic celebrated in Azerbaijan. Output in the country, held throughout the celebrations, and the metro station in the centre of Baku is working for passengers free of charge. Since 1990, the Republic Day is celebrated in Azerbaijan as a national holiday.
May, 27 in the buta Palace hosted an official reception on the occasion of the national holiday. It was attended by President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva.
“The formation of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was a historic event because for the first time in the Muslim world was established, the democratic Republic”, – said Aliyev congratulated Azerbaijani people on the occasion.
“This shows that our people are very progressive, shows that prominent representatives of the Azerbaijani intelligentsia did a great job for the development of our country”, – continued the Azerbaijani leader.
Ilham Aliyev recalled that a few years ago in the center of Baku, a monument was erected in honor of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. And last year was declared the country’s “Year of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic”.