Heydar Aliyev-founder of steadily emerging Azerbaijan

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The role of historical figures, prominent politicians and wise heads of state in the fate of peoples and nations is undeniable. The Azerbaijani people had a great person and leader in the person of to be proud of.
He has done unparalleled work for his nation during his time in power in the Soviet period and as president of an independent Azerbaijan.
Heydar Aliyev, who devoted his life to seeing Azerbaijan achieved prosperity and well-being, survived the chaos and uncertainty which racked Azerbaijan during its first years of independence.
By strengthening Azerbaijan’s independence Heydar Aliyev ensured and preserved national unity and tirelessly worked to erect strong democratic institutions, while promoting economic growth.
In 10 years, from 1993 to 2003, Azerbaijan traveled a great deal in terms of positive change, developments and prosperity growth, all under the guise of the Heydar Aliyev.
The process of nation building was successfully conducted and led to excellent results in Azerbaijan.
Heydar Aliyev, who assumed leadership of the country during its most difficult times at the request of his nation, gave his people great confidence as he laid the foundation of a strong economy.
His farsighted policy placed Azerbaijan among the fastest developing countries in the world and introduced a small energy-rich country in the cradle of the Caspian Sea to the world in a short period of time. Azerbaijan’ success is the fruitful result of the president’s future-oriented vision and a well thought out state policy.
Thanks to him today, Azerbaijan is among great nations in the global arena. The Land of Fire is now acting a bridge in between East and West, North and South.
Azerbaijan’s growing influence in the world and its steady growing economy are the results of the successful implementation of the national leader’s directives.
Heydar Aliyev was a unique leader, who gained the love and respect of millions of people throughout his most brilliant career.
Heydar Aliyev always had a special attention to Pakistan and called relations between Pakistan and Azerbaijan brotherly and strategic. In his own words, “Azerbaijan has always, and in all the necessary levels, defended, and is defending today, the just position of Pakistan on Kashmir issue”. Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev was born on May 10, 1923 in Nakhchivan City, Azerbaijan and today is the 97th birth anniversary of this great man, the founder of modern and steadily emerging Azerbaijan.
He is not alive, but his ideas and legacy will forever live in the memory of Azerbaijani nation.