State and government officials, heads of committees and companies, members of the Milli Majlis, representatives of political parties, public organizations and general public, and foreign ambassadors gathered for the ceremony.
The inauguration ceremony of Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev elected as the President of Azerbaijan Republic in the nationwide vote was announced open.
President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev was greeted with a long round of stormy applause from the audience.
Soldiers of the Armed Forces brought the national flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the standard of the Azerbaijani President onto the stage.
Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Azerbaijan Republic Farhad Abdullayev and judges of the Constitutional Court were invited onto the stage.
President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev put his hand on the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan and swore.
The national anthem of the Azerbaijan Republic was performed.
Then, the President swore putting his hand on the Holy Quran.
President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev made a large inaugural speech at the ceremony.
Azerbaijan`s national flag and the standard of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic were taken out of the stage.
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