At the initiative of the Malaysian Embassy, ​​juvenile fish were released into the water bodies of Gizilaghaj State Nature Reserve (PHOTO)


BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 23. On the joint initiative of the Malaysian Embassy in Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) Alumni Club, an event was held on May 22, 2022 at the Nature Reserve of Gizilaghaj State in Lankaran District with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Trend reports.

Malaysian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dato Yubazlan bin Yusof, other dignitaries from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Republic of Azerbaijan and media representatives participated in the event.

The event was also held in conjunction with the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) which celebrates its anniversary on May 22, 2022 under the theme “Building a shared future for all life”. Nearly 700 juvenile fish were released into the tanks during the event.

As part of Malaysia’s public diplomacy and outreach programme, the program aimed to encourage greater connectivity between people and to commemorate the enduring friendship between Malaysia and Azerbaijan.

To date, there are 172 alumni of MTCP from Azerbaijan. The Malaysian Ambassador expressed the hope to welcome more Azerbaijani officials to participate in MTCP programs, and that MTCP alumni will continue to thrive and contribute to the growth, development and progress of bilateral relations between Malaysia and Azerbaijan.


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