3rd Congress of World Azerbaijanis held in Baku on July 5 and 6, 2011. Approximately 1300 international delegates from state and government organizations, non-governmental organizations, cultural, educational and other creative institutions and political parties and guests with an affiliation with the Azerbaijan Diaspora attended the 3rd Congress of World Azerbaijanis held in Baku on July 5 and 6, 2011. Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev who also participated in the congress gave an opening speech during which he mentioned the plans for Azerbaijan to open Cultural Centres worldwide. Several members of Houston-Baku Sister City Association attended the congress which also provided a valuable opportunity to establish connections with representatives of other international organizations with an affiliation to Baku and Azerbaijan as well as meetings with the local media in which HBSCA’s mission and news about activities could be promoted to the Azerbaijani public.
media moments during azerbaijan visit