President Ilham Aliyev visit Shaki district, attend several openings - UPDATED

  29 October 2018    Read: 3170
President Ilham Aliyev visit Shaki district, attend several openings - UPDATED

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of ABAD Center of Ceramics and Applied Arts as part of their visit to Shaki.

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

The President`s Assistant for Work with Law Enforcement Bodies and Military Issues, department head Fuad Alasgarov and chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASAN Service) Ulvi Mehdiyev informed President Ilham Aliyev and the first lady of the work done here.

The building of the Ceramics and Applied Art Center was constructed in the late 19th century and was used as a barrack. The building was reconstructed with support of Pasha Holding.

The Shaki ABAD Ceramics and Applied Arts Center features all the conditions for those engaged in ceramics and applied arts.

It will also offer sale of products produced by local craftsman. The center will create about 40 permanent jobs.

The main goal of the center is preserving and transmitting ancient ceramic production traditions of Shaki district to the younger generation.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of a new building of the mixed type orphanage, constructed at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, in Shaki.

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

The total area of the 80-seat building is more than 2,000 square meters.

The two-story building has bedrooms, a library, computer and music rooms, a workshop, a gym, a medical point, a kitchen, a canteen and a laundry.

An outdoor playground was built, landscaping was carried out, a green area was created, and trees were planted in the territory of the orphanage.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of the Shaki-Kish highway.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency Saleh Mammadov informed the head of state and first lady of the technical characteristics of the road.

The two-lane road is 7.2 km in length and 12 m in width. A bridge over the Kish River was also renovated under the Azerbaijani President’s order.

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

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening of the Flag Museum in Shaki.

The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Flag Museum.

The museum is located in the territory of the Flag Square. Renovation and landscaping work was carried out, trees, and flower bushes were planted in the square.

The construction of the Flag Museum started this March and was completed in October.

The museum has an exhibition hall, and 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 the independent Republic of Azerbaijan.

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The construction of the Heydar Aliyev Center started this March and was completed in October. Extensive landscaping work was carried out and green areas were created here.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of the newly built Heydar Aliyev Center in the city of Shaki.

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

The center displays materials, historical documents and photos highlighting different periods of national leader Heydar Aliyev's life and statehood activity.

The Heydar Aliyev Center occupies a total area of 3,700 square metres. The center houses a conference hall, photo studios, and an electronic library.

The center also features a special stand on Shaki’s membership of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

The head of state and first lady were also informed of the construction of a ring road leading to the Albanian temple in Kish village of Shaki district and the landscaping along the road.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have arrived in Sheki district for a visit, on October 29, AzVision.az reports.

President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the center of the city of Sheki.

Head of Sheki District Executive Authority Elkhan Usubov informed the head of state and the first lady of the works carried out in the district.


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