A solemn ceremony to celebrate two billion tons of oil production in Azerbaijan has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony.
The head of state made a speech at the event.
Speakers at the event included SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev, head of the “28 May” Oil and Gas Production Enterprise No 10 Gadim Aliyev, BP Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey Gary Jones, first-year student at the Baku Higher Oil School Mahira Asadova, and SOCAR vice-president Khoshbakht Yusifzade.
Under the order of President Ilham Aliyev, Khoshbakht Yusifzade was awarded the first-degree “Labor” Order for his long-term fruitful activities in the oil industry of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The head of state presented the “Labor” Order to Khoshbakht Yusifzade.
The event then featured the screening of a video clip dedicated to the history of oil industry in Azerbaijan.