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Baku Higher Oil School commemorates World Teachers' Day

     Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) hosted a special event to commemorate World Teachers’ Day celebrated on October 5. The gathering was attended by BHOS Rector Elmar Gasimov, professors, teachers and other staff members, students of the Higher School and representatives of mass media.


     Opening the meeting, Elmar Gasimov extended his warmest congratulations to all the teachers and wished them every success in their work. He reminded the words of the national leader Heydar Aliyev who said, “I do not know more honorable title than the title of a teacher” and noted that teachers were always respected in Azerbaijan. The Rector emphasized that merits of Azerbaijani educators including BHOS teachers have been recognized at the national level. By the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Petroleum Engineering Department Khanum Jafarova was awarded The Taraggi Medal (“Progress” Medal) and professor of this department Fuad Veliyev received a title “Honored Teacher of the Azerbaijan Republic”, he said.


      Then Elmar Gasimov presented professor of the Petroleum Engineering Department of Baku Higher Oil School Siyavush Azakov an award pin “Honored Oilman” and extended his congratulations to the professor on this occasion. Professor Azakov has been awarded this honorable title upon an order of SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev on the eve of World Teachers’ Day and his 70th anniversary for his considerable contribution towards training of specialists for oil and gas industry of Azerbaijan.


      A group of the Higher School professors, teachers and other key staff members received BHOS Certificates of Merits. Professor Siyavush Azakov was awarded for his many-year scientific and teaching activities and on the occasion of his 70th anniversary. Professor Fuad Veliyev, Professor Ziyafeddin Asadov, Manafaddin Namazov, Erkin Ibrahimov, Farad Kamyabi, Naila Allakhveridyeva, Leyla Muradkhanli, Aziz Chankaya and Asif Gojayev were awarded for their many-year scientific and teaching activities; and Zafar Gurbanov, Oktay Mammadov, Natig Gurbanov, Konul Meherremova and Shahriyar Mammadov received the awards for their many-year professional activity and high performance at work.


      Rector Elmar Gasimov awarded special prize to a team of BHOS students who took second place in the finals of national CanSat Azerbaijan 2018 competition, which was jointly organized by Azerkosmos OJSC and the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan.


      The celebration continued with a holiday concert.