Azerbaijani president, First Lady arrive in Gobustan [UPDATE]

7 May 2019 15:10 (UTC+04:00)

By Trend

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have arrived in Gobustan district for a visit, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani presidential press-service.

The president and First Lady laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in Gobustan.

Head of Gobustan Executive Authority Adil Mammadov informed President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva of the work carried out in the region.

President Aliyev gave relevant instructions.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of Gobustan Central Hospital.

The president first cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the hospital.

Minister of Health Ogtay Shiraliyev informed the president and First Lady of the conducted work.

The hospital was built in 1965. The construction of the new building of the hospital started in 2014, and ended in 2018.

President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva viewed conditions created at the hospital.

The 90-bed hospital occupies an area of more than 2.6 hectares.

The hospital was supplied with the state-of-the-art medical equipment and devices.

The hospital employs 26 doctors and 51 medical workers.

President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva then met with the hospital staff.

The president made a speech at the meeting.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Gobustan branch of "Azerkhalcha" Open Joint Stock Company.

President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva viewed the unique Azerbaijani carpets of 19th and early 20th centuries.

The president then cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the branch.

Chairman of the Board of "Azharkhalcha" OJSC Vidadi Muradov informed President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva of the conducted work.

The Gobustan branch of the "Azerkhalcha" OJSC occupies an area nearly 1,300 square meters.

Thus, 150 weavers and 14 administrative staff members will be employed in the branch. The building features a textile workshop, artist`s room, warehouse, canteen, medical point, sales room and a conference hall.

After viewing the branch, President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva met with carpet-weavers.

The president addressed the meeting.

President Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva then viewed the activity of the "Azharkhalcha" OJSC supply center for Gobustan regional wool and dye plants.

The center occupies a total area of 1,770 square metres and features a production and administrative departments.

The Gobustan regional wool and dye plants supply center created 25 permanent jobs.

The president talked to center employees and posed for photographs together with them.

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

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency Saleh Mammadov informed the president and First Lady of the conducted work.

The two-lane road, which links six residential areas with a total population of 5,000 people, is 14.5 km in length, and 6m in width.

President Aliyev cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the highway.

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