Ilham Aliyev makes speech at inauguration of Mashtagha secondary school - UPDATED

  14 September 2018    Read: 1362
Ilham Aliyev makes speech at inauguration of Mashtagha secondary school - UPDATED

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the inauguration of the secondary school No. 28 in Savalan residential area of Mashtagha settlement in the Sabunchu district of Baku.

"Today, Azerbaijan's role in the world is growing. No project can be implemented without Azerbaijan's participation in the region", President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the inauguration of the secondary school No. 28 in Savalan residential area of Mashtagha settlement in the Sabunchu district of Baku, AzVision.az reports.

"We have strong politcal will and economic potential. We are pursuing dignified and independent policy. I think, this is one of the main results during my presidency that today Azerbaijan is pursuing absolutely independent policy, based on the national interests and traditional values."

"Bloody conflicts, wars, economic and social crises and revolutions have widespread in different parts of the world. Increasingly many threat sources and worrying moments appear. However, Azerbaijan is a place of stability. People in Azerbaijan live peacefully."

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"Oil and gas resources are just tools for the development. The main factors leading the country to development are science, knowledge, technology and innovation", President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the inauguration of the secondary school No. 28 in Savalan residential area of Mashtagha settlement in the Sabunchu district of Baku, AzVision.az reports.

The head of the state mentioned, reforms in the field of education help to improve education quality. We can see it in different ways. The level of general literacy in Azerbaijan is about 100 percent. Today, literacy, knowledge, technologies mean a lot. Therefore, young people should be well-educated in Azerbaijan so that to contribute the development of our country in future. Azerbaijan supports the establishment of modern technologies and this is a state policy."

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The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the school.

President Ilham Aliyev viewed conditions created here.

The head of state then met with the school staff and posed for photographs together with them.

“This year 19 new schools have been built and repaired in Baku. Many of the schools are in good condition in Baku. However, there are some schools need to be restored. Those schools will be restored in coming years. Totally 200 new school buildings have been constructed or renovated in Azerbaijan. 137 educational institutions of module type have been built in the villages. I hope that we will successfully accomplish the programme of rebuilding the old schools next year. In this regard, school fund will meet the new and modern standards in Azerbaijan”, Aliyev said at the inauguration ceremony.


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