“Just recently, the statue of the well-known philanthropist of Azerbaijan, founder of the 1st secular school, Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev, was inaugurated in Baku.

“And next year we will be celebrating his 200th birthday at UNESCO HQs as part of the UNESCO Anniversaries List,” Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO tweeted, Report informs.

The anniversaries of the philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev are included in the anniversary list of UNESCO. The decision was made at the UNESCO General Conference held in Paris, France, on November 9-24 last year.