President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on May 16.
At the Nakhchivan International Airport, President Ilham Aliyev was welcomed by Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov. A guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at the Nakhchivan International Airport. The head of state met with officials of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
President Ilham Aliyev visited a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the center of the city of Nakhchivan.
Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov informed the head of state of the landscaping and reconstruction work carried out around the statue.
As part of his visit to Nakhchivan, President Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to launch the first stage of “Reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage systems in Sharur city and surrounding villages” project. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov informed the head of state of the work done under the project. President Ilham Aliyev pressed a button symbolizing the launch of the first stage of the project. The President then met with representatives of the general public.
During the conversation with them, the President of Azerbaijan noted that the projects on water supply and sewerage systems will be fully completed in the near future in all cities of Nakhchivan.
“It shows strength, power and our social policy. I have always said and I want to say now that the citizen of Azerbaijan is at the center of our policy. We have a very strong will and capacity to solve problems and all social issues, and the work done reflects our policy,” President Ilham Aliyev said.
Afterwards, President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new building of Nakhchivan Teachers Institute. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the building. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly Vasif Talibov informed President Ilham Aliyev that the six-storey building has 23 auditoriums. After touring the building, President Ilham Aliyev met with the Institute personnel and representatives of the public.
Later on, President Ilham Aliyev attended the inauguration of the Nakhchivan city water purification facility complex. The implementation of the project will allow to irrigate 500 hectares of soil.
President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the 480-seat secondary school No 6 in Garakhanbayli administrative district in the city of Nakhchivan as well. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the school and then viewed conditions created there.
President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander in Chief Ilham Aliyev also viewed the conditions provided at the Border Guard named after Amiraslan Aliyev of the State Border Service located in Nakhchivan city’s Garachug administrative district.
On the same day, President Ilham Aliyev viewed the conditions provided at a military unit of the Special All-Arms Army in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The President familiarized himself with the newly acquired military equipment.