To People`s Artist Hasan-agha Turabov – Baku, March 24, 1998

Distinguished Hasan-agha Turabov!

I congratulate you, the prominent representative of the contemporary Azerbaijani theatre and cinema art, on your 60th anniversary.

Continuing the traditions of our national theatre art worthily you have won the sympathy of the audience with your brilliant during your 40 years in the theatre. You have appealed to the world dramaturgy and our national classical heritage, and given life to their heroes on the stage, you have carved human problems with all their colors into minds of our contemporaries. Just because of your creative work, has enriched the Azerbaijani theatre art and has always been highly appreciated by the art lovers.

Your activity as a cinema actor is also significant. Interesting and memorable characters created by you form a great share in your activities as an actor and demonstrate your innate talent and ability as a man-of-art.

I am sure that you will continue to do your best for the development of our national theatre and cinema as a skilful craftsman.

I wish you good health, happiness, and successes in your career.

Heydar Aliyev,

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan