During his next meeting with youths, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the importance of social media in protection of national interest of country and stressed the active participation of youths in this process. Ahmad Shahidov said that to use the social media only for purposes of communication, entertainment and leisure is wrong and noted the importance of more active participation of youths in various socio-political issues, particularly in protecting the national interest of Azerbaijan State.
Ahmad Shahidov noted that to be active in social networks is necessary for young people in terms of increasing their personal careers and experience, also it serves to ensure the interests of state: “Every young person need to be a defender of national interests of Azerbaijan in social networks. In both domestic and international level platforms, our young people must show their positions and take an active part. However, young people protect national interests of Azerbaijan, but also develops their personality. In this regard, the social media is an important platform.”