The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Austria hosted 28 May Republic Day event at the Embassy premises on 28 May 2015.
High-level officials from the Government and Parliament of the Republic of Austria, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Austria, as well as members of Azerbaijani communities living in Austria and Slovakia took part at the event.
H.E. Mr. Galib Israfilov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Austria, in his openning statement, noted that the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan established on 28 May 1918 was the first democratic Republic in the Orient. In addition, Ambassador emphasized that the DRA was the first Muslim nation in the World to grant women equal rights with men.
The guests of the event were served diferent tastes of Azerbaijani national cuisine with the accompany of Azerbaijani national music performances.