Shusha and Erzurum become sister cities
Taking into account the existence of strategic partnership relations between two friendly and brotherly countries, a protocol on sister cities was signed between Shusha City State Reserve Department and Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality.
The Shusha City State Reserve Department said that the protocol is based on promoting cultural, social and economic relations between the sister cities, as well as friendly and brotherly relations and expanding the areas of joint activities.
Joint programs, projects, organization of mutual visits between the parties, as well as exchange of experience and information, cooperation in the fields of art, culture, tourism, science, trade and information technologies are planned in accordance with the principles of equality, friendship, brotherhood and common interest.
The document was signed by Maftun Abbasov, Chairman of the Management Board of Shusha City State Reserve Department, who was on a visit to Erzurum and Mehmet Sekmen, Head of Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality.
After the event, there was a meeting with the governor of Erzurum Okay Memiş. Maftun Abbasov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Shusha City State Reserve Department, noted that the signing of the sister cities protocol for the first time with Erzurum is of special importance. He informed his counterpart that, the city of Shusha was declared the cultural capital of Azerbaijan this year by the Decree of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev. Next year, the city of Shusha was declared the cultural capital of the Turkic world by the decision of TURKSOY. Therefore, it is important to establish cultural, political and economic relations with Erzurum, which is considered one of the centers of the Turkic world.
Erzurum Governor Okay Memiş noted that Shusha has a special place in the hearts of the entire Turkic world and said that starting any event and joint activities with dear Shusha is an important mission for the governorship.
Later, a meeting was held between Maftun Abbasov and the rectors of Erzurum Atatürk University and Erzurum Technical University. The meeting discussed the exchange of experience in detail.
A document was signed between the cities of Shusha and Khiva
(Uzbekistan, February 24, 2023)- In order to further strengthen mutual cooperation, a bilateral document was signed between the cities of Shusha and Khiva.Read more
Azerbaijan’s Shusha, Bulgaria’s Veliko Tirnovo boost cultural ties
(Bulgaria, February 21, 2023)- Special Representative of Azerbaijani President in Shusha district Aydin Karimov accompanied by employees of Special Representative Office and Shusha City State Reserve have visited Bulgaria’s Veliko Tirnovo, a sisterRead more
Azerbaijan’s Shusha and Hungary’s Veszprem cities signed MoU
(Budapest, January 30, 2023)- Following the expanded meeting of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban, a ceremony of signing documents has been held today.Read more
Supervisory Board holds next meeting
(Shusha, 22 December, 2022)- Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Shusha district, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Shusha City State Reserve Aydin Karimov chaired the next – 2nd meeting of the SupervisorRead more
The cultural capital symbol transferred from Bursa to Shusha
(Bursa, 9 December, 2022)- The official closing ceremony of the "Year of Bursa – 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World" by the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) took place on December 9. During the official closing ceremonyRead more
A memorandum of understanding on the establishment of the "Friendship Cities" relationship was signed between Shusha city and Andong city
(Andong, November 17, 2022)- A memorandum of understanding was signed between Shusha city and Andong city. The memorandum was signed by Aydin Karimov, the President's special representative for the Shusha region and Kwon Ki-chang, the mayor of AndongRead more
The city of Shusha was elected a member of the League of Historic Cities
(Andong, November 16, 2022) - The membership of the city of Shusha was announced at the meeting of the General Assembly of the League of Historic Cities (LHC) held within the framework of the 18th World Conference held in Andong, South Korea on NovemRead more
Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha has signed a letter of intent on cooperation with South Korean city of Andong, Peruvian city of Cusco and Greek city of Corinth
(Andong, November 15, 2022) - On November 14, the opening ceremony of the 18th World Conference of the "League of Historic Cities" was held in Andong, South Korea.Read more
Statute of OTS Council of Muslim Religious Administration Leaders was signed in Shusha
(Shusha, October 20, 2022)- The Statute of the Council of Heads of Muslim Religious Departments of the Organization of Turkic States was signed in Shusha.Read more
Shusha and Kayseri become sister cities
(Kayseri, October 14, 2022)- A sister cities protocol was signed between Shusha and Kayseri. The document was signed by the Chairman of the Board of the Shusha City State Reserve Administration, Mr. Maftun Abbasov, and the Mayor of the Kayseri MetroRead more
The “Shusha Chess 2022” international tournament was held
(Shusha, September 21-24, 2022)-"Shusha Chess-2022" international tournament dedicated to the 190th anniversary of the famous poetess and philanthropist Khurshidbanu Nateva has finished.Read more
The closing ceremony of "Zafar" Summer School was held in Shusha
(Shusha, September 1, 2022) - The closing ceremony of the "Zafar" summer school of Martyrs' children, organized by "Zafar" Public Union to Support the Martyrs' Families and the Shusha City State Reserve Administration, with the financial aid of the SRead more
The final concert of the republican art festival-competition was held in Shusha
(Shusha, June 1, 2022)- The final concert of the winners of competition “My heart is from Karabakh” dedicated to the “Year of Shusha” was held among schoolchildren in Shusha.Read more
Technical director of" Baykar " company Selcuk Bayraktar visited Shusha
(Shusha, May 27, 2022)- The delegation of “TEKNOFEST Azerbaijan” led by Selcuk Bayraktar visited Shusha. The guests got acquainted with the traces of Armenian vandalism in the city, as well as eye-witnessed speedy reconstruction of the city, itsRead more