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Spend a day at an orphanage: Why not?

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

  /   Wed, January 22 2020   /  02:22 am

Say cheese! Azerbaijan Ambassador to Indonesia Jalal Mirzayev (fourth right, standing) poses with children and his staff during the commemoration of Black January at Panti Asuhan Putra Setia orphanage in Jakarta on Saturday. (JP/Veeramalla Anjaiah)Most of us are blessed with families and friends, people who we can count on and bring joy to our lives. But some children are not as fortunate.With these children in mind, the Azerbaijan Embassy in Jakarta, headed by newly appointed Ambassador Jalal Mirzayev, came up with an idea. The embassy organizes six to eight events on average each year to commemorate national events. Instead of organizing these events at hotels and restaurants, the embassy has chosen to hold some of them at a local orphanage.“I came up with this idea to organize the commemoration of Black January at Panti Asuhan Putra Setia, a girls’ orphanage in Jakarta,” Ambassa...