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15 years have passed since Heydar Aliyev, the architect and builder of the contemporary independent Azerbaijan, world-renowned political figure, national leader of the Azerbaijani people, passed away.
On December 12, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and family members arrived at the Alley of Honour and visited the grave of national leader Heydar Aliyev.
President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath before the National Leader’s grave.
The state anthem of Azerbaijan was performed.
President Ilham Aliyev and the family members put flowers also on the grave of academician Zarifa Aliyeva, the spouse of the National Leader, eminent ophthalmologist-scientist.
Well-known state figure Aziz Aliyev and professor Tamerlan Aliyev too were remembered, and bunches of flowers were put on their graves.