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Presidential order: Prominent pianist will be buried in Baku

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On the order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the body of the renowned pianist Chingiz Sadikhov will be brought to his homeland, and he will be buried in Baku on the Second Alley of Honour, informs the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic.

The Ministry notes that currently the relevant state institutions are carrying out organisational work for the implementation of this order.

It should be noted that the famous Azerbaijani pianist, People's Artist of the Republic Chingiz Sadikhov died at the end of December in the United States. The family of the musician appealed to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev asking for assistance in organising the funeral of Chingiz Sadikhov in his historic homeland.

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