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Plan of events on 24th anniversary of Khojaly Genocide approved in Azerbaijan

Plan of events on 24th anniversary of Khojaly Genocide approved in Azerbaijan

Society
03 February 2016, 15:25 708
Under the plan, ceremonies shall be arranged to put wreaths at memorials to Khojaly Genocide victims in Khatai district in Baku, Goranboy district and Aghjakand settlement. Azerbaijan’s embassies, missions and diaspora organizations in foreign countries shall organize commemorative events and take measures towards spreading truth about the Khojaly Genocide through the mass media, including television, radio and Internet.
 
According to the plan, commemorative events, photo exhibitions shall also be held by religious confessions and organizations, meetings will be organized with eye-witnesses of the tragedy, documentaries and feature films dedicated to the struggle for national liberation will be displayed in government bodies, theatres, concert and exhibition halls, higher educational institutions and secondary schools across the country.  
 
The plan will also see the provision of aid to shahid families in the cities and districts where Khojaly residents live (Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Mingachevir, Shaki, Goranboy, Barda, Sabirabad, Goychay, Zagatala, Oguz and Balakan) with participation of heads of government bodies, MPs and intellectuals.
 
A nationwide minute of science for victims of the Khojaly Genocide shall be observed and national flags shall be lowered across the country at 17.00pm on February 26, according to the plan of events.