Participants of VIII Global Forum visit Ashagi Govkhar Agha mosque in Azerbaijan’s Shusha

SHUSHA, Azerbaijan, Nov. 7


A group of participants of the VIII Global Baku Forum visited the Ashagi Govkhar Agha mosque in the city of Shusha on Sunday, Trend reports.

The final panel within the VIII Global Forum was held in Azerbaijan’s Shusha city on November 7.

Co-Chairman of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center Ismail Serageldin delivered a lecture on the value of cultural heritage from an economic point of view during the panel titled “The Valuation of Culture”.

Serageldin demonstrated the methods for calculating the cost of such investments and showed that investments in the restoration and preservation of cultural heritage, as well as protection of the environment and the wealth of biodiversity are of great value.

Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center under the patronage of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the VIII Global Baku Forum under the motto “The World after COVID-19” kicked off on November 4 and ended on November 6.

The VIII Global Baku Forum brought together high-level representatives, including former heads of state and government, officials of international and non-governmental organizations from more than 40 countries, as well as other distinguished guests, to discuss issues of global importance.

About 300 guests participated in the event, organized in a hybrid format, live and online.