Foundation stone laid for “Istisu” mineral water plant in Kalbadjar
A groundbreaking ceremony for the “Istisu” mineral water plant was held in Kalbajar on 26 June.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony.The Head of the President’s Administrative Affairs Department, Ramin Guluzade, informed the President of the work to be done.The plan was to build lines for producing glass and plastic bottles at the plant. The plant will produce 327,000 bottles of mineral water per day and 95 million bottles per year. As for the water source, a new well was drilled at a depth of 200 meters. The temperature at the outlet is 60-65 degrees.President Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation for the “Istisu” mineral water plant in Kalbadjar.The water of the “Istisu” spring used to be distinguished by its chemical composition and physical properties. Laboratory tests have shown that a liter of water with a mineral content of 6.7 grams is rich in lithium, bromine, iodine, arsenic, phosphorus, zinc, copper, nickel, magnesium, iron and other chemicals. Water from these springs was used to treat gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder and other diseases.According to statistics, 33 percent of the total mineral water reserves in Azerbaijan are located in Kalbadjar and Lachin districts. The daily water reserve in these districts is 7393 cubic meters, of which Lachin accounts for 42 and Kalbajar for 5 percent.
Foundation stone for Kalbadjar Digital Management Center laid
On 26 June, a foundation stone for Kalbadjar Digital Management Center was laid.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony.The head of state was informed that large-scale work to supply electricity to facilities of special state significance and military units in Kalbadjar district is currently underway.It was noted that despite difficult conditions and the fact that Kalbadjar is located in a high mountainous area, the work by "Azerishig" Open Joint-Stock Company is underway.
Ilham Aliyev views construction progress of “Chirag-1” Small Hydroelectric Power Station in Kalbadjar
On 26 June, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the progress of construction of the “Chirag-1” Small Hydroelectric Power Station in Kalbadjar district.The head of state was informed about the work done at the station.It was noted that five small hydropower plants with a total capacity of 27 megawatts were being built in the Kalbadjar district under the “green energy” strategy.A total of nine hydropower units will operate at small hydropower plants. 110 and 35 kV lines are being extended to integrate the stations into the country’s power system. These five stations that are almost complete will be digitally integrated into the central SCADA Dispatch Management System. The new stations, which can enable connection, intelligent regulation, operational monitoring and analysis, will be managed from Baku, as well as Kalbadjar.The new power plants in Kalbadjar will produce a total of about 100 million kilowatt-hours of environmentally friendly energy per year. This means saving 50 million cubic meters of natural gas.Unlike the indiscriminate calculations by the Armenians based on outdated technologies detrimental to nature, research conducted by AzerEnergy specialists shows that rivers in Kalbadjar and Lachin, the country's most abundant water resources, can be used to produce a much greater volume of environmentally friendly hydro green power based on modern technologies adapted to the artificial intelligence by the fourth-generation industrial revolution.It
Ilham Aliyev attends groundbreaking ceremony for Istisu sanatorium in Kalbadjar
On 26 June, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Istisu sanatorium in Kalbadjar district.Head of the President’s Administrative Services Department, Ramin Guluzade, informed the President of the work to be done at the sanatorium.The “Istisu” Recreation and Treatment Complex, to be built on an area of 34 hectares, would be able to receive 300 people a day. Along with the health center, there are plans to build 10 cottages in the complex.A sanatorium of the same name had been established around the “Istisu” spring, a famous mineral spring in the Istisu village of Kalbadjar, back in 1928. The sanatorium, rendered unusable during the years of occupation, will be completely restored to its former glory.President Ilham Aliyev has laid the foundation of the “Istisu” sanatorium.The head of state then addressed the gathering.Remarks by President Ilham Aliyev- My visit to Kalbadjar and Lachin districts is coming to an end. Like last year, this year ends here in the Istisu settlement. Specific steps are already being taken to develop the Istisu settlement. First, there are plans to build a new water factory here. I laid the foundation of this water factory today. The famous Istisu water will be produced here again. It will be consumed in and exported from Azerbaijan. At the same time, what you see behind me is the ruins of the “Istisu” sanatorium. Last year, I reviewed these ruins here and ordered build a new hotel and a treatme
Ilham Aliyev views master plan of Kalbajar and lays foundation stone for Occupation and Victory Museums Complex
On 26 June, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the master plan of Kalbajar and laid the foundation stone for the Occupation and Victory Museums Complex.The First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture, Namig Hummatov, informed the President of the master plan of Kalbajar.During the development of the master plan of Kalbajar, various architectural traditions were studied in accordance with the geographical location and structure of the district to form a unique image. Suggestions were made on possible examples. The conceptual basis of the master plan is to develop health and mountain tourism opportunities and create a green urban environment in harmony with nature. Multi-apartment buildings will be built in the central part of the city and individual houses with a yard will be constructed in the suburbs. Over the next 20 years, the city of Kalbajar is to cover an area of 237 hectares and have a population of 17,000 people.On the Occupation and Victory Museums Complex to be built in Kalbajar, it was noted that both museums would be built in a park in the city center.The head of state laid the foundation stone for the Occupation and Victory Museums Complex. After Aghdam, Jabrayil, Fuzuli and Zangilan districts, museums of Victory and Occupation will be established in Kalbajar district too.President Ilham Aliyev met with representatives of ACN, a company designing the Kalbajar Victory and Occupation Museums.Laura C
Ilham Aliyev views construction work underway at Lachin International Airport
On 26 June, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev familiarized himself with the construction work underway at Lachin International Airport.The head of state was informed of the work carried out at the airport.The construction of Lachin International Airport, the foundation of which was laid in 2021, is planned to be completed in 2024. The runway of the airport will be 3,000 meters long and 60 meters wide.
Ilham Aliyev familiarizes himself with “Hakarichay” reservoir project in Lachin district
On 26 June, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the “Hakarichay” reservoir project in Lachin district.The Chairman of Azerbaijan Melioration and Water Management Open Joint Stock Company, Zaur Mikayilov, informed the President of the project.It was noted that the liberated areas were very rich in terms of natural resources, biodiversity, as well as forest areas and water resources. These areas account for about 20 percent of the water resources in Azerbaijan. The length of the Hakari River, which originates in Lachin district, is 113 kilometers, and the average annual water consumption is about 10.7 cubic meters per second. By building a reservoir with a capacity of about 90 million cubic meters on the Hakarichay river, it is possible to deliver clean and genetically useful water to Sabirabad by a 254-kilometer highway. Relevant research has already been conducted in this area. The feasibility study of the project is currently underway.It was noted that the Hakarichay reservoir was intended for the collection of drinking water. The planned construction of pumping stations on the highway is expected to supply water to seven districts located in a relatively elevated area. As a result of the project, it will be possible to provide drinking water to about three million people.
Ilham Aliyev views work done at “Gorchu” power substation in Lachin
On June 26, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the work done at 110 kV “Gorchu” power substation in Lachin district.President of AzerEnergy Open Joint Stock Company Baba Rzayev informed the head of state of the work done at the substation.A 110/35/10 kV digital substation is also under construction in Gorchu village, Lachin district at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level.An airport is under construction near the substation, and Gorchu village being the center, a residential area connecting 7 villages is planned to be built here.The new substation will supply electricity to Lachin airport, military units in the district, and all infrastructure to be built in the region in the coming years.
Ilham Aliyev views construction progress on Kalbadjar-Lachin highway
On June 26, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the construction on the Kalbadjar-Lachin highway.Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency Saleh Mammadov informed the head of state of the work done.The two- and the four-lane highway connecting Kalbajar and Lachin districts were being built in accordance with the 1st and 2nd technical categories.At present, excavation and backfilling work was being carried out in certain parts of the road and a new roadbed was being established. In addition, the construction of rectangular and circular water pipes, as well as water canals, drainage and stone walls was underway.It was noted that drilling was underway on two of the tunnels to be built along the road and work had begun on the entrance and exit sections of one of them.