Azerbaijani president, first lady visit Lankaran district, attend openings - UPDATED

  15 October 2018    Read: 2025
Azerbaijani president, first lady visit Lankaran district, attend openings - UPDATED

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of the Lankaran branch of “Azerkhalcha” Open Joint-Stock Company.

The president and his spouse cut the ribbon symbolizing the inauguration of the enterprise.

Chairman of the Board of “Azerkhalcha” Open Joint-Stock Company Vidadi Muradov informed President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva about the development of carpet weaving in Azerbaijan and the activity of this company.

The Lankaran branch of “Azerkhalcha” OJSC occupies a total area of 1300 square meters. The construction of the building started in March 2018.

It is planned that 150 weavers and 13 administrative employees will work in the Lankaran branch.

The president and the first lady then met with the company staffş

Carpet weavers Sevda Jabrayilova, Irada Aliyeva, Nargila Gahramanova and others thanked President Aliyev for his attention to the development of the ancient art of carpet weaving in the country.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Hirkan-Dashtatuk-Bilasar highway as part of their visit to Lankaran district.

The highway was reconstructed by Azeravtoyol Open Joint Stock Company.

Chairman of Azeravtoyol Open Joint Stock Company Saleh Mammadov informed the president and first lady of the characteristics of the highway.

The 22km-long road connects 23 settlements. The two-lane road is 6 meters in width.

President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Hirkan-Dashtatuk-Bilasar highway.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Olympic Sport Complex in Lankaran district.

The head of state and first lady cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the complex.

Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov informed President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva of the conditions created here.

The construction of the complex started in June 2013, and ended this October. Under the presidential Order, the Ministry of Youth and Sports has been allocated a total of 15 million manats for the construction of the complex.

This is the 44th Olympic Sports Complex built in the country. The complex features wrestling, boxing and weightlifting gyms. There is a 788-seat universal sports hall and a 53-seat canteen in the complex. The complex also houses a modern swimming pool, which is 25 meters in length and 12 meters in width. It also features a state-of-the-art 1300-seat football stadium, as well as mini a football pitch, volleyball and basketball courts.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have viewed the work carried out at Lankaran Istisu and Health Center as part of their visit to Lankaran district.

The complex, which occupies a total area of 11 hectares, will feature a hotel, health center, and various thermal baths.

Head of the project Nariman Topchubashov informed the head of state and the first lady of the history of Lankaran Istisu Sanatorium.

The construction of Lankaran Istisu and Health Center started in November, 2016. The center’s 182-room hotel is built in accordance with advanced standards.

The hotel staff, mainly local specialists, will be involved in special training.

The head of state and his wife viewed conditions created in the hotel rooms.

President Ilham Aliyev also familiarized himself with istisu (thermal) baths.

The center will create 250 jobs. It also features a 46-car indoor and an 80-car outdoor parking lots.

After viewing the complex, President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva met with representatives of the district’s general public and staff of the center.

The head of state made a speech at the meeting.

Local residents thanked President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva for great attention and care.

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have today arrived in Lankaran district for a visit.

The head of state and first lady laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the park named after him.

Head of Lankaran District Executive Authority Taleh Garashov informed President Ilham Aliyev of the construction and landscaping work carried out in the park.


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