With the joint organization of the Gabala Region Executive Power and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, a conference was held on "The role of the ideology of Azerbaijanism of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev in the patriotic education of Youth". Head of the Gabala Region Executive Power Sabuhi Abdullayev, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Intigam Babayev, the representatives of the labor collectives of institutions, enterprises and organizations, as well as the region public attended the event organized in the Gabala Cultural Center. First, the event participants paid a visit to and laid flowers at the monument of the great leader Heydar Aliyev, with respectfully honoring the dear memory of the national leader. The Republic of Azerbaijan State Anthem was performed at the plenary session of the conference. Then the bright memory of the sons of the Motherland, who became martyrs for the integrity of our lands, was honored with a minute of silence. Sabuhi Abdullayev, who spoke at the conference with an opening speech, said that all the peoples in our country today rallied in the name of a single flag, common national interests, and shared targets to preserve our national ideology and our spiritual values which are the fundamental principles of the ideology of Azerbaijanism of our National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Stressing that the younger generation plays an important role in the socio-political life of the country, and the presence of young people in all structures of state administration, the Head of the Executive Power spoke in detail about the idea of Azerbaijanism and the responsibility that it imposes on young people. Then the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Intigam Babayev said in his speech that a sound guarantee of the future of our statehood depends on bringing up the healthy youth. The Deputy Minister, who noted that the ideology of Azerbaijanism of Heydar Aliyev created national unity, spoke about the role of youth in the processes taking place in the socio-political life of our country. He also said that today each citizen of the society also has a great responsibility towards the development of the national self-consciousness of the younger generation, and increasing the sense of patriotism in them. Further at the conference the MP Shahin Ismayilov, the Chairperson of the NAP Youth Union Seymur Orujov, the Chairperson of the Public Council under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Nuraddin Mehdiyev, the Chairperson of the National Council of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Seymur Huseynov, the teacher of the secondary school number 4 of Gabala city Matanat Mahmudova, the Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center Zarkhanum Aghayeva, Executive Director of the Public Association "Gabala Regional Youth Resources Center" Anar Maharramov, the teacher of the Gabala Tourism and Hotel Business Vocational Training Center Vusala Garibova and others, spoke in their speeches about the role of the ideology of Azerbaijanism of the national leader Heydar Aliyev in the patriotic education of youth. They emphasized that one of the most important areas of state policy today is the education of youth in the spirit of Azerbaijanism, the development of patriotic feelings in them. In the end, the awarding ceremony for the winners of essay writing competitions on the themes "Azerbaijanism and Youth" and "Multicultural values and youth" was held by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The conference ended with an extensive concert program organized with the participation of popular Azerbaijani performers.