Ilham Aliyev visited Asgaran fortress
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited the Asgaran fortress.The head of state toured the Asgaran foretress and its surroundings.The Asgaran Fortress, built in the 18th century by order of Karabakh khan Panah Ali khan, is one of the brightest examples of Azerbaijani architecture.
Ilham Aliyev participated in 2nd Azerbaijan National Urban Forum in Zangilan
The opening ceremony of the 2nd Azerbaijan National Urban Forum themed "Resilient cities as a driving force of economic development and fighting inequalities" organized by the State Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) was held in Zangilan as part of the Azerbaijan Urban Week.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony.The head of state addressed the event.Address by President Ilham Aliyev- Dear Executive Director of the UN-Habitat,Dear guests, ladies and gentlemen.Welcome to Zangilan! I welcome you here to the ancient region of Azerbaijan, East Zangazur, which is now being completely reconstructed along with the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.I would like to express gratitude to all our guests. We have guests from 53 countries, almost 200 foreign guests and a total of 400 participants. This is the 2nd Azerbaijan National Urban Forum and a reflection of our friendship. It is a reflection of our common interest to see totally destroyed areas during the occupation being rebuilt.I want to express special gratitude to Madame Executive Director for her constant support of our initiatives and valuable recommendations regarding urban planning. We build cities and villages from scratch. Therefore, we need to apply modern technologies and create the best conditions for former refugees already returning.Last year, we held the 1st
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva got familiarized with works done in village of Zabukh of Lachin and met with residents
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have examined the works accomplished in the village of Zabukh of the Lachin district and met with villagers here.Chairman of the State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and IDPs Rovshan Rzayev briefed the head of state and the First Lady on the works to be done in the village.A total of 245 families are planned to be relocated to the village of Zabukh. The first phase will see the resettlement of 223 families. An administrative building, a 50-seat kindergarten, and a medical station were built in the village. The “green energy” will be used to light houses and illuminate the streets.On August 25, 20 families already returned to the village.The head of state and the First Lady had a conversation with the villagers.President Ilham Aliyev: Salam aleykum.Residents: Hello. Welcome, Mr. Commander-in-Chief! Nice to meet you!Resident (to Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva): Congratulations!Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva: Thank you.Residents: Welcome to this paradise you have created.President Ilham Aliyev: Thank you.Female resident (to Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva): I congratulate you. Live to be 100, and may Allah bless you with robust health.Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva: Thank you very much. May Allah bless everyone with good health.President Ilham Aliyev: I congratulate you and welcome to your homeland.Residents: Thank you, Allah bless you. This is a paradise you have created. We are back.President Ilham Aliyev: After 31 years.Resid
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva participated in “Lachin City Day” festivities
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the “Lachin City Day” festivities, supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and organized by the Ministry of Culture and Special Representative Office of the President of Azerbaijan in the Lachin district, at the Manzarali terrace and in front of the Flag Square in the city of Lachin.President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva viewed the exhibitions organized as part of the “Lachin City Day” festivities, watched performances and talked to the event participants.President Ilham Aliyev: Hello, kids.Children: Hello, how are you?President Ilham Aliyev: Let's have our picture taken.Reza Deghati: These are their pictures. I took 100 pictures of them.Teacher: All of them are natives of Lachin. They have all moved and will live here.President Ilham Aliyev: They have all moved here, very nice.x x xThe head of state and the First Lady posed for a group photo with the kids.x x xPresident Ilham Aliyev: The school will open on September 15. We saw it yesterday, the school is beautiful, school No. 2. There is a school bus. We will probably deliver another school next year. We will try to build school No. 1. Therefore, children should be ready to go to school on September 15. You have lived in Baku and Sumgayit, right? In other words, you have lived in big cities. But now you have come to a relatively small town. Are you feeling well?Children:&nbs
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited Vangli village of Kalbadjar district
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, and their son Heydar Aliyev have visited the village of Vangli of the Kalbadjar district.During the occupation, the Armenians demonstrated another act of vandalism, and made the board of the vehicle registration plates that belonged to the Azerbaijanis.President Ilham Aliyev ordered the removal of the board.
Ilham Aliyev laid foundation stone for village of Juvarli in Fuzuli district
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited the Fuzuli district.The head of state attended a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the village of Juvarli in the Fuzuli 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 highlighted the works to be done in the village.The total projected area of the village of Juvarli is 115 hectares. A total of 291 private houses and 2-4-storey 21 residential buildings are to be built here to relocate 1697 people. The first phase will see the construction of 129 private houses for 129 families (508 residents).The facilities in the village will include an administrative building, Flag square, cafe, restaurant, ceremonial hall, bakery, pharmacy, sports club, family health center, 312-seat secondary school, 50-seat kindergarten, community club, library, bazaar and a guest house.President Ilham Aliyev laid a foundation stone for the village of Juvarli.
Ilham Aliyev laid foundation stone for village of Gochahmadli in Fuzuli district
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has laid a foundation stone for the village of Gochahmadli in the Fuzuli district.The head of state was told of the work to be done in the village.The projected area of the village totals 94.62 hectares. The construction of 341 private houses is scheduled to relocate 1364 people. The first phase will see the construction of 204 private houses and the resettlement of 710 people (204 families).The village will have an administrative building, Flag square, cafe, restaurant, ceremonial hall, pharmacy, sports club, family health center, 264-seat secondary school, 25-seat kindergarten, community club, library, retail facilities and a guest house.President Ilham Aliyev laid a foundation stone for the village of Gochahmadli.