On April 29, 2019, the Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Dubai held a diplomatic reception on the occasion of the Republic Day and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic service of Azerbaijan. The reception was held in the Consulate General's Office.
The event was attended by State Minister for Artificial Intelligence of the United Arab Emirates, H.E.Mr.Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Director of the Dubai Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of UAE H.E.Mr.Abdulrahman Ghanem Al Mutaiwee, heads of diplomatic and consular missions accredited in the UAE, representatives of local authorities, entrepreneurs, media representatives, members of the Azerbaijani community, representatives of Azerbaijan Airlines and SOCAR in Dubai.
After the national anthems of the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Azerbaijan the Consul General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Dubai H.E.Mr.Javidan Huseynov took a floor and spoke about the history of the establishment of the Republic of Azerbaijan as well as the centennial anniversary of the diplomatic service of Azerbaijan.
During the event, the Azerbaijani national music was performed by a singer from Azerbaijan Jalal Abbasov and the cooking process of the traditional cuisine of Azerbaijan such as Qutab (flat bread filled with meat or greens) was demonstrated to the guests.
A photo slide dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic service of the Republic of Azerbaijan and a short video clip about the history, culture, sights and nature was showed at the event.
The event was followed by an exhibition where the carpets, national musical instruments, paintings of young Azerbaijani artists, traditional souvenirs, books and brochures were displayed.