The flag of Azerbaijan was raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The event was dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
Representatives of Canada government, members of Azerbaijani, Turkish and other diasporas attended the event at the square in front of “Toronto City Hall” in the center of the city.
The ceremony started with the playing of National Anthem of Azerbaijan. Mathematics and business programs director at the University of Waterloo, Professor Ilham Akhundov gave detailed information on the ancient history and contemporary history of our country in his speech.
The ceremony was followed by Azerbaijani music and national dances.