2011 has become history

BAKU, Jan 1 - 1NEWS.AZ The outgoing year was imprinted in our memory as a year of dynamic development and success of our country. Azerbaijan has achieved great economic development, strengthened its international position. All spheres of our life have been developing very successfully and rapidly, and in terms of economic growth, Azerbaijan maintained its leading position in the outgoing year.

The election of Azerbaijan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, a grand victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, the solemn celebration of the 20th anniversary of the restoration of our independence are the brightest pages of the year that went down in history.

As reported by 1news.az with reference to AzerTaj, on December 31, the Baku City Executive Power organized a grandiose festive firework in the capital on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year.

The clock counted out the last minutes, and our people entered 2012.

The grandiose fireworks in the Primorsky National Park, near the clock tower, lit up with the colorful flowers the cold winter sky plunged into the New Year's atmosphere of Baku.

Baku residents and guests of our capital, who took to the streets and squares of the city to admire this magnificent beauty, watched with great interest the festive fireworks that lit up the sky with iridescent colorful flowers of our native Baku, which every day becomes even more beautiful, acquires a new look thanks to the successful economic policy, the foundation of which was laid by our national leader Heydar Aliyev, and which President Ilham Aliyev continues.

The colorful New Year's Eve in Baku will be remembered for a long time.

Our people solemnly spent the old year, the New Year came with new dreams, hopes and new victories.

May your steps be successful, New Year.

Rustam Azimov