Azerbaijan donates books to the National Library of South Africa
Pictured at an exhibition and book donation by the Embassy of Azerbaijan at the National Library of South Africa are (l-r) Ambassador Victor Zazeraj of the Paramount Group, Ambassador Elkhan Polukhov of Azerbaijan, James Dey, Friends of Azerbaijan in SA and Mr John Tsebe, CEO and National Librarian of SA.
28 November 2013
The Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elkhan Polukhov donated books to the National Library of South Africa. An exhibition dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Heydar Aliyev was also on display at the library.
Also present were South African students who travelled to Azerbaijan and published a travelogue of the journey. The students won an essay competition of an all expenses paid trip to Azerbaijan. The book is about their experince of the country. An initiative of the Friends of Azerbaijan in South Africa, the book was sponsored by Paramount Group.
Students pictured with James Dey, Ambassador Polukhov, Mr John Tsebe and Ambassador Zazeraj
The books donated to the National Library of South Africa will form part of the National Library collections in the Foreign Official Publications section. The National Library of South Africa's Foreign Official Publications collection in Pretoria is a specialised and extensive collection of documents published by international organisations. The collection is available to all library users, both nationally and internationally.