Governor General of Canada Mary May Simon has sent a congratulatory letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Report informs via AZERTAC.


On behalf of all Canadians, I wish to congratulate you and your fellow citizens on the occasion of the national day of the Republic of Azerbaijan – the Independence Day.

Canada is pleased to continue strengthening its ties with Azerbaijan, building on last year’s 30th anniversary of our countries’ diplomatic relations. Our partnership is based on shared priorities, including long-term peace and stability in the South Caucasus, as well as people-to-people ties built by the vibrant Azerbaijani-Canadian community.

Our positive bilateral relationship is reinforced by our mutual dedication to addressing important issues such as women’s empowerment, global security and environmental stewardship. Canada is committed to further developing its relationship with Azerbaijan as well as strive for a better future for our citizens.