On March 8th, 2013, HBSCA was honored with the visit of a very special delegation from Azerbaijan to the Azerbaijan Cultural Center. The guests included Azerbaijani Ambassador, Elin Suleymanov, Mr. Khalik Mammadov, VP of SOCAR, Mr. Rauf Mammadov, Director of SOCAR USA, and the Honorable Samad Seyyidov, the Honorable Asim Mollazade, the Honorable Ms. Sevinj Fataliyeva and the Honorable Sabiha Qafarova, all members of the Azerbaijan Parliament.
In honor of the visit of the delegation and to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Azerbaijan Center opened its doors for a dinner party with the guests and members of the community. The 70 guests that attended enjoyed the opportunity to enjoy each other’s company and enjoy traditional Azerbaijani food, a good time was had by all. HBSCA President Irada Akhoundova welcomed the guests and visitors and spoke about the importance of the Azerbaijan Center and HBSCA as they collaborate in strengthening the relationship between our two cities
March 8th is also celebrated around the world as International Women’s Day, a day where women are recognized globally for their contributions to politics, society, culture, business and the family. As no Women’s Day celebration should conclude without honoring the great women in our lives, the female guests received bouquets of flowers in gratitude for all their efforts.
Happy Women’s Day!