Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited Shusha
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited Shusha.The head of state and the First Lady examined work progress at the 66th-81st kilometer section of the Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha highway.Chairman of the Board of the State Agency of Azerbaijan Automobile Roads Saleh Mammadov informed the head of state about the work progress.The construction of the 81.7 km-long Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha highway, which begins at the M6 Hajigabul-Horadiz-Aghband-Zangezur corridor highway and links liberated Fuzuli, Khojavand, Khojaly and Shusha districts, continues in line with international highway standards. 85% of the works at the 66th-81st kilometer section of the four-lane motorway have been completed.Under the project, significant parts of the construction of five viaducts, six tunnels and a bridge have been completed in this part of the highway.The head of state and the First Lady watched a video highlighting the construction progress.The construction of the Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha highway is planned to be completed in 2024.
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited Khojavand and Fuzuli districts
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited the Khojavand and Fuzuli districts.The head of state and the First Lady were informed of the tourism projects to be implemented in the village of Tugh.President Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation stone for the Administrative Center and the first residential quarter here.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva then got acquainted with the reconstruction project of the secondary school in the Hadrut settlement, and attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the first residential quarter.The head of state and the First Lady were informed about the Tourism Information Center.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Administrative Center.The head of state inaugurated the 8.2-km section of the Shukurbayli-Jabrayil-Hadrut highway, the Hadrut junction substation and the Digital Management Center.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended a ceremony of the laying of the foundation stone for the village of Pirahmadli, the Fuzuli district.The head of state opened the 12.3-km section of the Fuzuli-Hadrut highway, and aid the foundation stone for the village of Dadali.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva inspected the construction works carried out by the State Housing Development Agency (MIDA) in the Fuzuli residential complex, and participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the interna
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited Aghdam district
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited the Aghdam district.The head of state laid a foundation stone for the Digital Management Center and Training-Education Complex owned by “Azerishig” OJSC in the city of Aghdam.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva then laid the foundation stone for the Aghdam Mugham Center, the 2nd and 3rd residential quarters to be built in the city of Aghdam, and an administrative building in the city of Aghdam.The head of state also viewed the progress of construction of the Barda-Aghdam railway line.
Ilham Aliyev attended international conference on “Shaping the Geopolitics of the Greater Eurasia: from Past to Present to Future” in Shusha
The 4th international conference on “Shaping the Geopolitics of the Greater Eurasia: From Past to Present to Future,” organized by ADA University to mark the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, has been held in Shusha.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the conference.Opening the conference, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said:- Good Morning. Dear guests, welcome to Karabakh. Welcome to Shusha. Very glad to see you here.First of all, I want to express gratitude to ADA University for organizing this conference dedicated to the memory of the architect of independent Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. I was invited and decided to meet here in Karabakh.I have been at many events organized by ADA University, meeting with international experts and public figures in Baku and first time here. I hope you will enjoy your visit to Azerbaijan and your trip to Shusha. Shusha has a special place in the history of Azerbaijan. And now Shusha is being rebuilt almost from scratch.This year was announced the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of our Great Leader. And throughout the year, we organize numerous events and conferences in Azerbaijan and abroad, paying respect to the memory of the founder of independent Azerbaijan and, at the same time, addressing the important issues of our domestic politics, regional development, and international affairs. We wanted to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev n
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva met with Aghali village residents
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited Aghali village, Zangilan district.The President and the First Lady met with students and teaching staff of Aghali village secondary school and the village residents.Welcoming the pupils studying at Aghali village school, President Ilham Aliyev said:President Ilham Aliyev: Hello kids.Children: Hello.President Ilham Aliyev: Why don’t you show me the school? Come on, let's go!Mehriban Aliyeva: They are standing here. Shall we take a picture first?President Ilham Aliyev: Let's take a picture in front of the school.Mehriban Aliyeva: Let's take a picture.President Ilham Aliyev: Or have you been arranged like this by government officials?Male resident: Come on, kids. The taller ones should go a little behind and the rest of the kids should come forward.A picture is taken.Male resident: Thank you very much.President Ilham Aliyev: Let's go now. Show us your school. Let's see how the children study here? Let's have a look at the classrooms. Which grade are you in?Pupil 1: I am in sixth grade.President Ilham Aliyev: Where did you study before?Pupil 1: I went to Sumgayit secondary school No. 30.President Ilham Aliyev: Sumgayit. And you?Pupil 2: So did I, in Sumgayit.President Ilham Aliyev: Also in Sumgayit. How about you?Pupil 3: I also went to school in Sumgayit, school No. 15.President Ilham Aliyev: Sumgayit.Pupil 4: I went to secondary school No. 181 in Mardakan.President Ilham Aliyev: Wh
Azerbaijan Army units enter Lachin city
“Under the instruction of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijan Army units took complete control of the city of Lachin, as well as Zabukh and Sus settlements,” the Ministry of Defense reports.“Currently, measures to deploy the Azerbaijan Army units to new deployment points, as well as carry out the necessary engineering work are underway in these territories,” the ministry said.
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva inaugurated Zarislichay pumping station in village of Dashalti
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva inaugurated the Zarislichay pumping station in the village of Dashalti.Chairman of the Azerbaijan Water Reserves Agency, Zaur Mikayilov, informed the head of state of the drinking water supply, sewage and storm drainage systems of the city of Shusha.The head of state launched the pumping station.The water supply, sewage and storm drainage system reconstruction project in the city of Shusha is set to meet the needs of 25,000 people, given the future development until 2040.Under the project, the city’s average daily water usage stands at 105 liters per second. The city will be supplied with water from existing Kichik-Kirs, Zarisli sources and the Zarisli water reservoir. The 8,000 cubic meters water purification facility will be built. Three water reservoirs with a total capacity of 6,000 cm have been designed, with the construction of one of them already in progress.The project provides for the construction of the 24 km main water supply lines, 44 km drinking, 42 km wastewater and 41 km storm drainage networks in the city of Shusha. The new infrastructure management will be based on the Smart Water system. The SCADA system will be used in water resources management.
Projects on the concept of tourism development will be implemented in Tugh village of Khojavend
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have visited the Khojavand district.The head of state and the First Lady were informed of the tourism projects to be implemented in the village of Tugh.Chairman of the State Tourism Agency Fuad Nagiyev noted that the Agency-proposed tourism conceptual approach provides for implementing projects in three directions –cultural tourism, tourism industry based on the “green destination” and ecotourism concept, as well as sustainable and community-based tourism development concept.The first phase will see the conservation of the residential building of the former school in the village of Tugh.Landscaping is scheduled to be carried out around the territory of the Winery. The modern tourism concept will be applied to the Winery.The Culinary Arts Training Center will help popularize Azerbaijani cuisine and experimental culinary methods. The center will house kitchen, reception and tasting rooms.
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended groundbreaking ceremony for Administrative Center in Tugh village
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended a ceremony of the laying of the foundation stone for the Administrative Center in the village of Tugh of the Khovajand district.Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the liberated territories of the Karabakh Economic Region (except Shusha district) Emin Huseynov informed the head of state and the First Lady of the buildings planned to be built in the public and administrative center of the Tugh village at the initial stage.A two-story administrative building, community club, cultural centers and a restaurant will be built in the administrative zone, covering an area of 1.63 hectares.The construction and restoration works in the administrative center will end in March 2024.The head of state laid the foundation stone for the Administrative Center.