Jordan News Portal publishes articles about the ancient city of Shusha in Azerbaijan

Cairo, May 23, AZERTAC

The Jordanian news portal “Oroba” published articles by the Azerbaijani ambassador to the country, Eldar Salimov, highlighting Shusha – the ancient city of Azerbaijan.

The Ambassador gave an overview of the history of Shusha – the cultural capital of Azerbaijan and the pearl of the Caucasus, saying that the city has given birth to many outstanding writers and composers. He pointed out that in the 19th century, the ancient city of Shusha was home to 95 poets, 22 musicians, 38 singers, 5 astronomers, 18 sculptors and 16 famous doctors and became a scientific, cultural and educational center in the region.

The articles highlighted the meeting of the famous French writer Alexandre Dumas with the daughter of the khan of Karabakh, the eminent poet Khurshidbanu Natavan, as well as the opening ceremony of his monument in Waterloo, Belgium, in February 2016 with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

The diplomat also mentioned that President Ilham Aliyev had signed an order declaring 2022 “Year of Shusha” in Azerbaijan, adding that important international events are being held in this regard.

Ogtay Bayramov

Correspondent

AZERTAG.AZ :Jordan News Portal publishes articles about the ancient city of Shusha in Azerbaijan

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