May 10, 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Heydar Aliyev, the National Leader of the Azerbaijani people, the founder of the independent state of Azerbaijan, an outstanding politician and statesman. Heydar Aliyev is a powerful personality who successfully brought his people out of the complex historical and political trials of the time and brought them to independence through consistent struggle. The people of Azerbaijan entered the new century and the new millennium precisely in the light of Heydar Aliyev"s intelligence. Modern Azerbaijan, confidently advancing on the path of continuous progress is a celebration of Heydar Aliyev"s life experience.
Guided by Article 109, Clause 32 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I decide to ensure the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Leader of the Azerbaijani people, Heydar Aliyev, at the state level: 1. Declare 2023 as the "Year of Heydar Aliyev" in the Republic of Azerbaijan. 2. The Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan should prepare and submit to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan within two months the proposals regarding the plan of actions related to the declaration of 2023 as the "Year of Heydar Aliyev" in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Ilham Aliyev President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Baku city, September 29, 2022