December 29, 2016
Holiday gifts are delivered to over 165 thousand low-income families following the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s initiative
were distributed by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation to low-income families on the
occasion of the 31st December – the World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day, and the
New Year. Implemented at the initiative of Mehriban Aliyeva, the President of
the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the project has covered all families receiving
Holiday gifts of
the Heydar Aliyev Foundation comprised of various foodstuff were delivered to
families receiving social aid in all districts and towns of the republic, since
December 23. Holiday gifts were distributed to over 165 thousand low-income
families throughout the republic, within the framework of the project.
project of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Regional Development Public
Union, founded by the Foundation, has been implemented with the support of the
State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
holiday tables were arranged for thousands of people in need of social aid in
12 districts of Baku, as well as in a number of districts and towns throughout
the republic, following the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and
each participant of the events was given a holiday gift.
First such event
took place in Garadagh district. Head of the Garadagh District Executive
Authority Suleyman Mikayilov, speaking at the event, emphasized the
significance of such charitable actions in terms of population’s social
given also with regard to various projects implemented by the Heydar Aliyev
Foundation, providing support to state programmes aimed at social and economic
development of the country, and charitable events. It was noted that this
large-scale project, implemented by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on the eve of
the 31st December – the World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day, and the New Year,
along with being a holiday present for citizens, has also a symbolic meaning,
calling on families to be solidary at
elderly Allahverdi Mammadov and Lyubov Ryabstkova, speaking on behalf of the
Russian community in Garadagh district, thanked Azerbaijan’s First Lady,
President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva for bestowing joy
upon low-income families.
charitable event took place in Sabunchu district of Baku.
At an event held
at a holiday table, head of the Sabunchu District Executive Authority Adil
Aliyev talked about charitable events held by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation both
in the country and also in a number of countries around the world, and brought
to attention that these events had been welcomed by each Azerbaijani citizen.
Speaking about the projects of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation implemented with
the purpose of conveying the truth about Azerbaijan around the world, Adil
Aliyev said this time’s charitable event is, at the same time, part and parcel
of the socially oriented policy pursued by President Ilham Aliyev.
Shahzada Ayvazova, head of the Sabunchu District division of “Sodruzhestvo”
Public Union Vladimir Argutkin and member of the Garabagh war Elkhan Mirzayev,
speaking at the event, thanked President Ilham Aliyev and President of the
Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva for the care and attention shown
toward the disabled and martyr’s families, and the multicultural environment
existing in the country.
It was noted
that the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been holding New Year and Novruz
festivities for children being educated at children homes and boarding schools,
children from refuge and IDP families, sending holiday gifts to children- and
nursing homes, boarding schools, low income families at Gurban and Ramadan
holidays and other significant days, arranging concert programmes. All the
projects implemented have the objective of covering citizens with multilateral
care, and lifting their social welfare.
At an event held
in Narimanov district, head of the district’s Aksakals Board Miri Hasanov said
low-income families, orphans, the elderly have always felt the care and
attention of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. He said construction of a number of
children homes and schools, restoration of historical and cultural monuments,
implementation of significant projects serving to strengthening of the mutual
understanding and respect between peoples, and preservation and enriching of the
world’s cultural heritage have been welcomed both within and outside the
country, and emphasized that First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva has been conferred on
high awards of a number of countries.
table was arranged following the Foundation’s initiative in Khatai district.
Head of the
Khatai District Executive Authority Razim Mammadov underscored the significance
of such events held by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in terms of social
protection of the population’s low-income stratum.
behalf of the district’s general public, Seyfulla Mammadov said organization of
such events were an obvious example of care and attention shown toward
low-income families in the country, and thanked the Foundation’s leadership.
were arranged also in Khazar district, following the initiative of President of
the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, for low-income families from
various settlements of the district. Representatives of the district public
talked about the significance of the projects implemented by the Heydar Aliyev
Foundation in the spheres of science, education and social issues in the
republic, including the Khazar district. It was underscored that with the
support and following the initiative of President of the Heydar Aliyev
Foundation, MP Mehriban Aliyeva, a number of projects have been implemented in
the district that covered restoration and construction of cultural and
religious monuments, as well as projects in the field of education and
healthcare, and projects associated with children deprived of parental care. At
the end of the event, up to 400 low-income families from Khazar district were
given holiday gifts.
were arranged in Binagadi, Nasimi, Nizami, Pirallahy, Sabail and Yasamal
districts of Baku, as well as in a number of districts and towns throughout the
republic. Concert programmes by masters of art caused good mood in the
attendees of the event. Gifts of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation with foodstuff
were given to participants of the holiday tables in each district.
at the events noted that projects aimed at solution of educational, healthcare
and other problems of children deprived of parental care, the elderly
inhabiting nursing homes, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, refugees and
IDPs, martyr’s families, and those in need of special care have always been a
focus of attention of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Regular actions held by the
Foundation aiming to efficiently organize leisure of people in need of special
care, in terms of their integration into the society, have been brought to
It was, at the
same time, mentioned that the Regional Development Public Union, created in
2016 by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, has been operating to implement projects
in the country’s public and political, social and cultural life, building the
civil society, and provide extensive support to reforms being underway,
including the events being carried out by the state on regional development.
charitable action took place on the eve of the upcoming holidays, and every
person who is covered by the action was bestowed upon a festive mood, along
with being presented a gift.