President Ilham Aliyev visit Lerik region, attend openings - UPDATED

  15 October 2018    Read: 1231
President Ilham Aliyev visit Lerik region, attend openings - UPDATED

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the Flag Museum in Lerik.

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

The Flag Museum and the National Flag Complex, where the flag flies on a 36m-high flagpole, are situated in the Heydar Aliyev Square in the center of the city of Lerik. The construction of the museum started in March, 2018, and ended this August.

The museum occupies a total area of 1200 square metres. The museum has an exhibition hall, the administrative and auxiliary rooms.

The museum`s collection features the map and flags of the khanate period in Azerbaijan, medieval warriors` clothing, coats of arms of the Azerbaijani cities dating back to the 19th century, ancient metal coins, constitutions, emblems, flags, postage stamps, orders and medals relating to Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, Azerbaijan SSR and independent Republic of Azerbaijan.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a ceremony to put a 16.5 MW power station into service in Lerik district.

Chairman of Azerenerji CJSC Baba Rzayev informed the head of state of the works done.

The President launched the power station.

The power station has an annual production capacity of 75 million kWh of electricity, which is 40 percent more than the demand for electricity in Lerik and Yardimli districts.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the newly renovated Piran-Hamarat-Vijaker highway in Lerik district.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency Saleh Mammadov informed the head of state about the reconstruction work.

Under the decree signed by President Ilham Aliyev on August 18, 2018, 11.3 million manats were allocated from the state budget to Azerbaijan Highway State Agency for the construction of the highway. The motorway links 28 residential areas with a total population of 9,100 people. The two-lane road is 26km in length and 6m in width.

The head of state was also informed about the construction of Noda-Shingadulan-Khanagah highway in Lerik district.

The road links 50 residential areas with a total population of 30,000 people. The two-lane road is 36km in length and 6m in width.

President Ilham Aliyev cut the ribbon symbolizing the inauguration of the new highway

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Lerik district.

The head of state laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the center of the city of Lerik.

Head of Lerik District Executive Authority Rovshan Baghirov informed President Ilham Aliyev of the socio-economic projects implemented in the district recently.


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