The event bought together officials, MPs, ambassadors of foreign countries accredited in Azerbaijan.
After the state anthems of Azerbaijan and Austria were performed, Ambassador of Austria Axel Wech made remarks. The Ambassador in particular provided an insight into his country`s development. He hailed the relations between the two countries. The Ambassador stressed the importance of boosting mutual ties in the fields of economy, education, health and culture. He said there is a growing interest in Azerbaijan among Austrians.
Parvin Mirzazade, representative of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulated the people of Austria on the National Day, wished peace and prosperity in the years to come.
The event was attended by the representatives of government agencies and departments of Azerbaijan, heads and staff of diplomatic missions accredited in Azerbaijan, representatives of business, science, and art.
Participated in official reception, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov conveyed his sincere congratulations to Ambassador of Austria Mr. Axel Wech and expressed confidence that relations between the two countries will continue growing rapidly.