The event was organized by the Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation. In accordance with the order of President Ilham Aliyev and his merits for the development of sport Faig Garayev was awarded the second degree Labor Order. Chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC, president of AVF, MP Javid Gurbanov also attended the ceremony. He congratulated 60-year-old specialist and talked about his career. He noted that Garayev's life is connected with volleyball and he devoted his life to this field. Faig Garayev preferred to be a coach and has worked in various places in Russia and Turkey. Afterward at the invitation of the head of state he came to Azerbaijan and signed a number of successes. His contribution to Azerbaijani sports has always been highly appreciated by the state. He was awarded the Order of Glory, Taraggi and Coaches Honor. On October 17, President Ilham Aliyev issued an order to award Faig Garayev the second degree Labor Order.
After reading the order, the President of the Volleyball Federation Javid Gurbanov presented the order to Faig Garayev.
Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sport Ismail Ismailov also congratulated the coach and talked about his achievements and his contribution to the development of volleyball in the country.
At the end of the event, on behalf of the Presidium of the AVF special diplomas were awarded to Zohrab Gozalbeyli, Ogtay Musayev, Rafig Rasulov and Nona Ismayilova in the light of their anniversary.