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 participated in “Lachin City Day” festivities held on the bank of Hakari River
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, on the bank of the River of Hakari in the city of Lachin.The head of state addressed the event.Speech of President Ilham Aliyev- Dear residents of Lachin, dear friends.First of all, I sincerely congratulate the people of Lachin on the City Day. This is the first time the City Day is held in Lachin with grandeur and enthusiasm. As you may know, I recently decreed that city days be held in the liberated territories, so city days were established. City Days are the days when our cities were liberated. The city of Lachin was completely liberated on August 26.As a result of the Second Karabakh War, the Lachin district was liberated from occupation on December 1, but the city of Lachin and two villages, Zabukh and Sus, were not under our control. Because the former Lachin corridor passed through this city and these villages. We built a new road in a short time and returned both to Lachin and to the villages of Zabukh and Sus. I had a meeting with the people of Zabukh today. Last night, after a long break of 31 years, they returned to their native village and have already settled there. The residents of Lachin have been here since May 28. On May 28, on Independence Day, I presented
Presidents of Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan and their wives met with residents of new residential complex in Fuzuli
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife Ziroatkhon Mirziyoyeva have met with the newly resettled residents of the MIDA residential complex in Fuzuli.Congratulating the local residents, President Ilham Aliyev said:- First, I congratulate you and welcome you back to your homeland. People longing for their homes for 30 years have finally returned to their ancestral land and will live here. Five days ago, the first group of Fuzuli residents settled down in Fuzuli, settled in beautiful houses, and from now on, you will live here in comfort. You deserve it.I have met you today with my dear brother Shavkat Miromonovich. As you know, by the order of the esteemed President, a beautiful school named after Mirzo Ulugbek has been built in Fuzuli. Your children and grandchildren will study in this school starting from September 15. I would like to thank my dear brother again for this wonderful gift.I sincerely congratulate you once again. Live comfortably and happily here!x x xPresident of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said:- A visit to Karabakh and Fuzuli with my dear friend and brother Ilham Aliyev was one of my most cherished dreams. This Victory has placed complex tasks on my brother's shoulders. But these tasks are the result of all his efforts to restore justice and truth, of the victory that my brother has gained in Karabakh. This Victory could only
22 Azerbaijani families relocated to Aghali village were given keys to their houses
On August 12, 22 families (106 people) who were sent off from Masazır village of Absheron region to the rebuilt Aghali village of Azerbaijan's Zangilan district, were welcomed in the village.They were welcomed by the employees of the Special Representative Office of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Jabrayil, Gubadli and Zangilan districts including in the East Zangazur economic region.Aghali residents were given the keys to their houses.
Another 93 residents of Lachin return to their native lands
Another 23 families of 93 people have left for Lachin.According to Report, a motorcade with Lachin residents left the Gobu Park 3 residential complex in the Garadagh district of Baku.The returning families will settle in the houses where they once lived, and which, after the de-occupation, were restored or rebuilt at the instruction of the head of state.A total of 203 families, that is, 793 people, have been provided with permanent residence in the city of Lachin.
Azerbaijan relocates 12 more families to Lachin, 700 people permanently settled
Today, several more families were sent to the city of Lachin.12 families of 53 people are returning to Lachin today.Note that the relocation started from the "Gobu park 3" residential complex in Garadagh district.The relocated families will be settled in the houses they used to live in Lachin, which were restored or rebuilt on the instructions of the Azerbaijani President after the end of the occupation.With this, 180 families, i.e., 700 people, have been permanently settled in the city of Lachin.
Azerbaijan relocates 16 more families to Lachin
On 28 July, another 16 families (56 residents) were relocated to Lachin.In accordance with the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the return of former internally displaced persons to the reconstructed town of Lachin continues.Another migration caravan was sent from Gobu Park 3 residential complex in the Garadagh district of Baku city.At the same time, the permanent settlement of 168 families (647 persons) in Lachin City was ensured.
19 more families on their way to Lachin City
In accordance with the order of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the return of former IDPs to the reconstructed town of Lachin continues.Another migration caravan left the Gobu Park 3 residential complex in Baku's Garadagh district on 25 July. At this stage, 19 more families - 89 people - have been resettled to Lachin town.The resettled families will settle in the houses they lived in Lachin, which were restored or rebuilt on behalf of the head of state after the end of the occupation.As a result of the victory gained by the courageous Azerbaijani army under the leadership of President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, the IDPs were able to return to their homeland voluntarily, safely, and with dignity after 30 years.Residents of Lachin city, which has become more beautiful and improved, expressed gratitude to the President, Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, courageous Azerbaijani Army, our heroic soldiers and officers who saved our lands from occupation, for being surrounded by comprehensive state care, and honored the memory of our martyrs who fell on the way.Representatives of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs, the special representative office of the President of Azerbaijan in Lachin district, which is part of the East Zangazur economic district, and the executive power of Lachin district took part in the ceremony of sending the families to Lachin region.The issue of the voluntary, safe, and dignified return