President of the International Association of Children's Funds, chairman of the Russian Children's Fund, writer Albert Likhanov has died.

APA reports quoting TASS that the 86-year-old writer died today.

It should be noted that last year, according to the relevant decree of President Ilham Aliyev, he was awarded the Order of Friendship for his services in strengthening humanitarian relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation.