On January 24, 2020, Director of International Activities of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature named after M. I. Rudomino Svetlana Gorokhova, Director of Scientific and Educational activities of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature named after M. I. Rudomino Tatyana Polejayeva, Coordinator of the Center for Conservation and Protection for CIS and East European Countries Mariya Kolpakova, Director General of the IPR books Natalya Ivanova, Project Coordinator of the IPR books Vita Kutuyeva on arriving in Baku visited the Presidential Library. During the meeting, the participants spoke about the modernization of library services, application of modern information technologies in libraries, automation of the library processes, electronic library, electronic catalog, also the opportunities of virtual bibliographic service. At the end of the meeting, the guests were presented with the album-books "Carpets of Azerbaijan" and women’s silk headscarf kelaghayi, inscribed on the Representative List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The guests in their turn, donated the specific examples of publications of the establishments they represent to the Presidential Library.
On August 20, 2019, Presidential Library of Administrative Department of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan hosted a representative of the Iravan khans Amir Ali Sardari Iravani. The event was opened by the director of the library Mayil Ahmadov, who noted that the history of the Iravan khanate is an integral part of the material and spiritual culture of the Azerbaijani people for thousands of years. Introducing the guest, the director said that Amir Ali Sardari Iravani is a representative of the Iravan khans who lives in Germany. The flourishing of Iravan as a city falls during the period of the rule of Huseyn Ali Khan and his children. To date, the only historical and architectural monument in Yerevan is more than 250 years old the Blue Mosque Complex. This complex was built during the period of Huseyn Ali Khan in 1760-1765. In the speech he made, Amir Ali underlined that the city of Iravan was built by Azerbaijani Turks. He also gave the detailed information about the genealogy of the descendants of Huseyn Ali Khan, their place of residence and emphasized the importance of intergenerational relations.
On June 25, 2019, the delegation headed by Amerkhan Rakhimjanov, the director of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation, visited the Presidential Library. Director of Presidential Library Mayil Ahmedov gave detailed information to the guests about the works done and emphasized the importance of such meetings in the expansion of cooperation and exchange of experience between the libraries. Head of the delegation A. Rakhimjanov informed the participants about the works done by the library staff headed by him. Heads of the libraries came to an agreement on expansion of cooperation and implementation of joint projects.
On May 6, 2019, the employees of the Belarusian Presidential Library – Head of the branch of the Belarusian Presidential Library in Presidential Palace of the Republic of Belarus Tatyana Lichagina and Fund Manager Natalia Mizovchova visited the Presidential Library. Guests and the leading specialists of the Library had a business meeting. During the meeting, the sides interchanged views on the activities of both Presidential Libraries and it was emphasized that the mutual exchange of experience would have a beneficial effect. The guests were shown around the library stocks and reading halls. At the end of the meeting the guests were presented with gifts.
On December 12, 2018, Kunslu Serikovna İsinova, head of social, humanitarian and educational projects service of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation and Akbota Kamoyovna Xamitova, the leading expert of that service visited the Presidential Library. During the meeting in the Conference Hall, the guests and leading experts of the library exchanged detailed information on the activity directions of the both Presidential Libraries and emphasized the importance of benefiting from mutual experience in drafting new projects.
On March 19, 2018, former IFLA President Ms. Ingrid Parent visited the Presidential Library. Ms. Parent accentuated the importance of establishing contacts and cooperation between the libraries of Azerbaijan and Canada, and said that she would act in this direction after returning to her home country. Later, the guest wrote her impressions and wishes to the library staff on the Visitors’ Book. At the end of the meeting, Director of the library Mayil Ahmedov presented the Canadian guest with the books about history and culture of Azerbaijan.
On February 28, famous British researcher and writer Graham Wilson visited Presidential Library. The purpose of this visit to Azerbaijan was to collect material about the history of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic for the book he authored. Director of the library Mayil Ahmedov informed the guest about the English versions of electronic editions “Azerbaijan Democratic Republic” and “Azerbaijan. State symbols and attributes G. Wilson expressed his satisfaction with cooperation with the Presidential Library and highly appreciated the works done in the library.
On April 14, 2017, album pamphlet about the interview of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to Sputnik International News Agency was presented by the Head of the Sputnik Azerbaijan Aziz Aliyev to the Director of the Presidential Library Mayil Ahmadov. The album pamphlet was prepared based on the interview given by President Ilham Aliyev to Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the International Information Agency “Rossiya Segodnya”. During the meeting Aziz Aliyev spoke about the album and the materials it contains.
On January 18, 2017, famous French writer Gerard Cardonne visited the Presidential Library within the framework of his trip to Azerbaijan. As the writer was working on a novel dedicated to the Azerbaijani woman he was interested in the books about the prominent women public, cultural figures and scientists also got acquainted with the library holdings of Rare Books, Art and Foreign Literature. Being satisfied by visiting the library Gerard Cardonne wrote his best wishes on the Visitors' Book of the library.
On October 18, 2016, Head of the Egyptian Cultural Centre in Azerbaijan Ahmed Sami visited the Presidential Library. The guest congratulating the library staff on the 25th anniversary of state independence of Azerbaijan got acquainted with the library and its electronic resources. At the end of the meeting Ahmed Sami was presented with publications about the history, culture and music of Azerbaijan donated to the library of the Cultural Centre.
On July 12, 2016, the representatives of the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) Sezen Tan, Dr. Sinan Tan and Catherine Fureti visited the Presidential Library. Global activities of the world's libraries within the OCLC, as well as the possibilities for cooperation in order to join the Worldcat system - World Catalogue were discussed during the meeting.
On May 15, 2015, head of the material provision of the Chief Directorate of Libraries and Broadcasting within the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture, Ender Gungor visited the Presidential Library. During the meeting, negotiations were held on cooperation with Presidential Library for obtaining books and periodicals published in Turkey. The guest got acquainted with the work of library and gave books as a gift.