A ceremony to pay homage to the sacrifices of the martyrs of the Azeri War of Independence was held at the residence of the Ambassador of Azerbaijan.
The Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani attended the function as the chief guest. Addressing the participants, the Chairman Senate said that Pakistan values its relations with Azerbaijan and these relations are based on common historical, cultural and religious similarities. The exemplary cooperation between the two countries shows mutual trust. In every hour of need, the two countries have stood by each other. Paying tribute to the martyrs of Azerbaijan's war of independence, the Senate Chairman said that the Azeri forces had shown great skill and bravery in the war of independence. Pakistan supports Azerbaijan's territorial integrity as per UN resolutions. Chairman Senate maintained that Azerbaijan has always supported Pakistan's position on Kashmir issue. He assured support for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the areas liberated from Armenia. Chairman Senate said that “The two countries are committed to further enhancing multilateral cooperation in trade, energy, climate change and other fields. Azerbaijan and Pakistan have always supported each other's position at all international forums and will continue to do so in the future as well. This ideal cooperation will continue”. The Chairman Senate further added that “There is an atmosphere of brotherhood among the public of both the countries. Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey through a joint strategy are playing a positive role for peace and development in the region. Chairman Senate expressed his best wishes to the government, parliament, people and political leadership of Azerbaijan.
Chairman Senate was accompanied by Deputy Chairman Senate Mirza Muhammad Afridi, Senator Muhammad Talha Mehmood, Senator Dr. Zarqa Taimoor Suharwardy, Senator Zeeshan Khanzada and Senator Hidayat Ullah. Large number of Diplomats from various countries were also in attendance.