An event dedicated to the January 20 tragedy "January 20 events and Heydar Aliyev's bold statement" was held at the Azerbaijan University of Technology.

The local office of APA reports that within the framework of the event, the university management and staff visited the January 20 monument located in Ganja.

They recited prayers for the souls of the martyrs of January 20 and arranged flowers in front of the monument.

Later, the event continued at the university.

The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was played, and the memory of the great leader Heydar Aliyev and those who died for the freedom and territorial integrity of our country was commemorated with a minute of silence.

Assistant Rector of Azerbaijan University of Technology Yashar Omarov made an opening speech.

He spoke about the history of the events of Bloody January, the calamities that befell our nation, and the determination of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev and the people of Azerbaijan at that time.

President Ilham Aliyev, who successfully continued the political course of the national leader Heydar Aliyev, spoke about the special attention of the martyrs to always be honored and the social issues of their families put on the right track.

The Deputy Head of Ganja City Executive Power Adil Tagiyev, welcoming the event participants on behalf of the Executive Head Niyazi Bayramov, said that January 20 is not only a tragedy in the history of Azerbaijan, but the first peak of Azerbaijan's path to independence, the awakening of the desire for freedom of our national ideology.

Thanks to the courage and political will of the great leader Heydar Aliyev, the events of January 20 received their legal and political value.

Muzaffar Commander-in-Chief, President Ilham Aliyev, who successfully continued the political course of national leader Heydar Aliyev, pays constant attention and care to disabled people and families of martyrs on January 20.

At the event, a video dedicated to the tragedy of January 20 was shown, and poems performed by students were played.