The ceremony held at the Majlis room of ADA University brought together ambassadors, the representatives of diplomatic corps, distinguished guests from academia, and students.
The ceremony started with the speech of Rector of ADA University, Ambassador Hafiz Pashayev. Rector Pashayev touched upon Thomas Goltz's exceptional efforts for introducing Azerbaijan to global community, recognized his support to the country during the difficult period of Azerbaijan.
Thomas Goltz greeted the guest, expressed his appreciation to the ADA University's management for honouring him.
Mr. Goltz emphasized that his visit to Azerbaijan gave him an opportunity to get more familiar with the nation. While making a comparison between previous and modern Azerbaijan, Mr. Goltz assessed the ADA University as one of the remarkable achievements of independent Azerbaijan.