The 12th session of the General Conference of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) kicked off in Baku Nov.26.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady, ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva are attending the session.
The event kicked off with the recitation of verses from the Quran.
Azerbaijani president addressed the event.
Aliyev said that Director General of ISESCO Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri was awarded with the Order of Friendship (Dostluq) in accordance with his decree and handed him the high state award.
Altwaijri for his part expressed gratitude to the president for awarding him with the high state award of Azerbaijan.
Then they posed for photos.