November 5, 2021 1:15 p.m. (UTC + 04:00)
By Laman Ismayilova
The National Library has enriched its collection with new books. The publications were presented by the Embassy of Latvia in Azerbaijan.
The presentation took place in the international cooperation room of the library.
Speaking at the ceremony, Library Director Prof. Karim Tahirov stressed that the national libraries of Azerbaijan and Latvia are actively cooperating in this field. Libraries organize joint exhibitions and exchange books.
Karim Tahirov spoke about the Hall of International Cooperation which has been operating at the library since 2019. Books from 13 countries, including Latvia, are kept there. Currently, there are permanent book corners from 16 countries in the lobby.
The donated books will be displayed in a permanent book corner dedicated to Latvia. The books will also be included in the library’s collection of foreign literature.
Latvian Deputy Ambassador to Azerbaijan Via Bush stressed the importance of international relations between the two countries, as well as cooperation in the cultural field.
She praised the partnership between the libraries of two countries and the joint projects implemented within the framework of this cooperation.
In conclusion, Via Bush expressed his books that the books donated by the Latvian Ministry of Culture to the Azerbaijan National Library will further contribute to strengthening cultural ties.
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