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First Azerbaijani-Chinese dictionary presented

28 June 2017 [15:15] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Presentation of the first Azerbaijani-Chinese dictionary took place in Beijing on June 27.

The author of the dictionary is Rashad Karimov, Yu Libin was the editor of Chinese part.

Rashad Karimov was born in Azerbaijan, and was educated in China. He graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University. As Karimov himself said, he spent roughly 17 years to write the dictionary. 

At the event, Charge d'Affaires at the Azerbaijani Embassy Matin Mirzaev , and Shahmar Hajiyev, vice president of the Public Union of Azerbaijani-Chinese Cooperation delivered a speech, reported.

In his speech, Matin Mirzaev noted that this is not the first book by authorship of Rashid Karimov, which was presented in Beijing.

Last year, the book "The Way of Development of Azerbaijan" was published, which was received with interest in Chinese literary circles. Through his works, Rashad Karimov opens Azerbaijan for the Chinese public, exactly as for the inhabitants of Azerbaijan - China, thus contributing to the strengthening of bilateral relations.

Further, Rashad Karimov was awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Beijing Language and Culture University, the highest university title.

At the end of the meeting, the Agreement on Strategic Cooperation between the International Cultural Union of Azerbaijan and China was signed.

China is a huge opportunity and a priority market for Azerbaijan. More than 50 agreements were signed between the two countries so far. Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has recently opened a representative office in China to support and encourage relations between the two countries’ businessmen, as well as expand Azerbaijani goods export to the Chinese market and attract China's leading investment funds to the Azerbaijan economy.


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