"Shamil Shahmammadov" dedicated to the memory of the master journalist Shamil Shahmammadov at the Azerbaijan Press Council today.

The presentation of the book "Tough, Brave, Compassionate" was held.

According to the information given to APA by the Council of Ministers, the chairman Aflatun Amashov, who opened the meeting with his opening speech, said that the creation of the book about Shamil Shahmammadov, a devotee of words who forever wrote his name in the history of journalism of Azerbaijan, is an exceptional example of the great value of his work and life mission.

"The title of the book is a collection of characteristics of teacher Shamil's character.

I would consider his harshness more demanding.

He was distinguished by his principled approach to work.

He was a wise figure in the leadership and an example of a caring attitude towards everyone."

Among those who spoke at the meeting were the editor-in-chief of "Baku"-"Baku" newspaper Agahuseyn Huseynov, honored journalist of the republic Etibar Babayev, veteran journalist Fazil Rahmanzade, deputy editor-in-chief of "Baku"-"Baku" newspaper Anvar Mashadiyev, polygraph scientist Shaddat Jafarov, "Xalq newspaper" employee Ilgar Hasanov, employee of the Baku Multiculturalism Center, well-known journalist Araz Gurbanov, deputy editor-in-chief of "Xalq newspaper", head of the National Assembly of Journalists Tahir Aydinoglu, doctor of philosophy in philology Sharaf Jalilli, teacher of the Faculty of Journalism of Baku Slavic University Shalala Hasanova, Aybeniz Mammadaliyeva, chief editor of AzTV, Shamsiya Karimova, editor-in-chief of "Yeni tafakkur" newspaper, well-known veteran journalists - Vagif Musayev, honored journalist Antiga Gonagova, Rafig Hasanov, Haji Mehman Farzullayev and others Sh.They shared their memories about Shahmammadov.

It should be noted that "Shamil Shahmammadov.

The compiler and author of the foreword of the book "Sert, Mard, Hamdard" is the well-known journalist Züleykha Nadir, the editors are Züleykhan Nadir and Zemfira Maharramli.

The publication includes the writings of artistic friends and colleagues about the master pen holder in different years, as well as photos reflecting different periods of his life and activities.

We also inform you that Shamil Shahmammadov, the honorary title of "Honored Culture Worker", laureate of the "Golden Pen" award, the first journalist of Azerbaijan to be awarded with the Order of Glory, was born in Ganja in 1935 and died in Baku in 2021.