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Azerbaijan envoy opens digital lab at women’s college

By Riffatullah
May 14, 2024
Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov seen in this image. — X/@k_farhadov/File
Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov seen in this image. — X/@k_farhadov/File

PESHAWAR: A digital lab was inaugurated on Monday at the City District Government Degree College for Women for which the equipment was gifted by the Embassy of Azerbaijan.

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov, along with his wife, visited the college located in the heart of the city to inaugurate the lab equipped with 15 computers and printer.

Speaking on the occasion, Khazar Farhadov said that Peshawar was close to the hearts of the Azeri people. “Azerbaijan gives importance to Peshawar as it is a link between central and south Asia,” he added.

He said that Azerbaijan gave importance to women as they played an important role in everyday life in the country.The envoy expressed joy over the achievements of students of the degree college. “A successful woman is the source of great happiness for the entire family,” added the ambassador.

He said his country was carrying out various projects in Pakistan. “Azerbaijan will never forget the help Pakistan and Turkey extended to it when the country faced the refugee problem,” pointed out Khazar Farhadov while aspiring for cooperation between the two brotherly countries in more fields.

Laying stress on peace, the ambassador said the establishment of a just and peaceful society could change the destiny of a country.He said the two countries could achieve several milestones, adding that further cooperation between the two countries could pave the way for development.

Earlier Mayor Zubair Ali briefed the ambassador on the efforts made by the Capital Metropolitan Government to promote education.He said he expected cooperation from Azerbaijan in the health, education and tourism sectors.

The mayor was thankful to Azerbaijan for the Memorandum of Understanding for Peshawar urban development and infrastructure. “The support by the people and government of Azerbaijan is highly commendable,” said the mayor.

The mayor and college principal Prof Najma Shafiq presented a shield to the ambassador in the presence of the students gathered in the main hall of the college.The envoy planted a sapling on the college lawn.

Later, the envoy visited the Agriculture University where he was briefed about the achievements of the university.He expressed interest in linkages in the agriculture sector. “The success in the agriculture sector can bring about prosperity to both countries,” added the ambassador.