Azeri president attends event marking anniversary of Baku State UniversityAzerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev on Monday attended a solemn ceremony to mark the 90th anniversary of the Baku State University, BSU. The President was accompanied by his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva. President Aliyev made a speech at the ceremony to praise BSU’s role in the country’s life. BSU’s rector, MP Abel Maharramov said the university’s Scientific Council decided to award Ilham Aliyev with BSU’s honorary doctor title. Maharramov presented the president with a mantle of the honorary doctor. Other speakers at the event included rectors of the Moscow State University, Turkish Ataturk University, Tbilisi State University, Tehran University and Kazakhstan’s Lev Gumilev Eurasian University. The ceremony brought together over 40 scholars from foreign countries, including Russia, Turkey, Germany and Georgia.