Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his birthday, ONA reports.
The congratulatory letter reads:
"Your Excellency, Distinguished Mr. President,
On the occasion of your birthday, I wish you many happy returns of the day and I would like to congratulate you on all your achievements brought to your country, society and sport.
Over all these years, you proved that sport is a priority for your nation which I appreciate and value greatly. Your investment in sport and in a numerous international sports events held in Azerbaijan represents a great contribution to the world sport development and an advantage to the national and international community.
I wish you and your family a lot of happiness, health and lots of accomplishment and fulfilment in your lives."