Azerbaijan’s iconic Heydar Aliyev Centre in the capital city Baku was illuminated with the Pakistani flag on Kashmir Day to highlight the shared stance on the Kashmir issue.
According to the pictures and reports received here in Islamabad, the grand Heyday Aliyev Centre in Baku was illuminated with colours of green and white, the Pakistani flag on the “Kashmir Solidarity Day”.
According to a statement issued by the embassy of Azerbaijan here on Saturday, the gesture was a mark of friendship with Pakistan and their principled stance towards the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIJ&K).
The embassy also highlighted the friendly government and people-to-people relations maintained between the two countries. People of the friendly Muslim country stand by Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, it also said.
Pakistan was at the forefront of support for Azerbaijan during its conflict with Armenia over the Nagorno Karabakh issue with a mini-war erupting between the two sides, the statement said adding, the region eventually returned to Azerbaijan.