December 28, 2004

Mehriban Aliyeva visited Children's Home No.1 in Nizami district of Baku

On the same day, President of the Heydar Aliyev Fund Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva arrived at the Children`s Home No1 in Nizami district of Baku. She was here warmly welcomed by children, who presented folk songs, dances and poems to her. They informed the esteemed guest that they ranked first at the international children`s festival in Turkey as well as won Grand-Prix at the festival-competition of children`s homes initiated and supported by Mehriban Khanum.

Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva congratulated the children on the Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day, wished them a Happy New Year and presented to the Children`s Home 13 personal computers.

Afterwards, she familiarized herself with the conditions created for the children at the Home, and handicrafts of its talented inhabitants.

Director of the Children`s Home Narmina Zohrabova expressed deep gratitude to Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva for the attention and care, and told in detail of how children live and study at the Home. She especially appreciated the support from the Ministry of Education and local Executive Authority.

Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva expressed satisfaction with the conditions created here for the orphan children, and stated that the government would continue to provide every assistance for them to take a deserved place in the society.