The next meeting of the Language Committee of ANAS was held in the Electronic Act Hall of the Institute of Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi.
Opening the event, vice-president of ANAS, academician Isa Habibbayliinformed about the speech of the 70th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences about the development of our language. Scientist said that, in response to the calls of the President, consistent work is being carried out at ANAS.
It was noted that the working group were established under the leadership of academician Akif Alizadeh, the President of ANAS to establish the Spelling dictionary of the independence period. The competition "Our mother tongue is our nationality" held in order to create love for our mother tongue, to instill a spirit of national patriotism in young people is one of the successful projects implemented in this direction.
Later on, director of the Institute of Linguistics named after Nasimi, academician Mohsun Naghisoylu informed about the competition. He said the commission had 140 applications for participation and 75 of them had participated in the competition. Participants passed through five stages - essays, expositions, dialects, writings about prominent personalities and literary stages.
Speakers Sayali Sadigova, Alizade Askerli, Gazanfar Kazimov and Ismayil Kazimov talked about the importance of the competition.
The event also discussed the latest situation regarding the rules and principles of the Spelling dictionary.
Finally, academician I.Habibbeyli underlined that the competition "Our mother tongue is our national existence", which is held for the further development of our mother tongue, is an important project. He said that it is necessary to hold the academic project every year since not only in Baku but also in the regions.