June 15, 2006

President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva participated in the ceremony of laying the foundation of a school building to be built in Bina settlement

President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva participated in the ceremony of laying the foundation of a school building to be built in Bina settlement, June 15

The President and his spouse saw the gateway built by initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the entrance of the settlement. Rest corner has been set here, seats placed, water line built.


President Ilham Aliyev was familiarized with completion works at the supplementary power station built to improve electricity supply of Azizbeyov district. The station will be commissioned in 5 or 6 days and electricity supply of population of surrounding settlements will fully be met, other supplementary stations will not be overloaded.


President of Azerbaijan highly valued works done to remove electricity lack in Bina settlement, said a number of documents were signed to supply settlements around Baku with electricity in reliable manner and without break, serious duties set before `Azerenerji` to fully solve this issue, the government will help in these issues.


President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse were presented flowers by the staff of the kindergarten-children home 70 named after martyr Arastun Beylarov that has fundamentally been repaired.


Getting familiarization with the kindergarten the President was informed this education and training center that was in state of crash was reconstructed after appeal was addressed to MP Mehriban Aliyeva, music hall was built, modern appliances bought. Extra groups will be opened, number of children will exceed 100. Every condition has been created for this.


Parents, trainers gathered here thanked the President and his spouse on behalf of the staff for care and attention shown to children, wished them to see grandchild.


Then, President Aliyev and Mrs Aliyeva attended the cornerstone laying ceremony of the 1176-seat secondary school building in Bina settlement.


Education minister Misir Merdanov informed before classes were given in two separate buildings and this had negative impact on level of education, caused difficulties. This building that will be built in frame of second phase of `New school to new Azerbaijan` program implemented by initiative of President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva will be 2-floored. At the new school there will be constructed classes, computer rooms, Heydar Aliyev museum, library, English cabinet, gym, heat system, dining room, football field, rest corners.


5 new school buildings will be built in Azizbeyov district by new school year and it will remove existing problems in this field. Construction of Turkan school foundation of which was laid on May 9 is rapidly continued. 35 new schools equipped with new appliances will be opened in the capital on September 15.


Reps of `Rabita-Inshaat` ASC that implements construction works said the school will be commissioned by new school year. There is experienced workforce, modern technique, building materials for this, main part of appliances has been ordered. Local residents also will be involved in construction.


Resident settlements gathered in the ceremony said they were waiting for this day for long, thanked President Ilham Aliyev and Mrs Aliyeva. They highly valued activity of Mrs Aliyeva as President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, MP, noted experience of the MP who implemented within short time the promises made on the eve of elections, her culture of contacting with the voters, sincerity is real sample. Talking of the role of June 15- National Salvation Day, they noted development, political stability and economic progress of Azerbaijan begins just from this day of 1993 when great leader Heydar Aliyev returned to political leadership of the republic on the request of people for the second time.


ILHAM ALIYEV: It is really very historical day. New development era of Azerbaijan started just since June 15. Looking at the past we will see the state Azerbaijan was in at the time. Now Azerbaijan is the rapidly developing country worldwide. We have big assets not only in economic but also in social field. Laying foundation of this school is obvious proof to this. New supplementary station was opened today and it will be commissioned in a week. The settlement must have no light problem. Kindergarten mainly repaired by initiative of the Foundation was opened. I saw, nice circumstance was created there for children. You know that school construction is widespread in Azerbaijan. More than 300 schools were built last year. School construction starts this year in Baku settlements. There is special program and school, kindergarten will be built in every settlement, other issues solved. 132 schools were built by initiative of the Foundation, 100 will be built this year. This mission started at initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, first. Then we joined this initiative. We must provide high-level conditions to all schools in Azerbaijan. There are 4500 schools in Azerbaijan. I have set duty before the education minister to build new buildings for all them or fundamentally repair the buildings. Children must study under good conditions, teachers must work in good circumstance. This is very necessary.


After sincere conversation with residents President Ilham Aliyev and MP Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva were acquainted with the project of the school.


The President and his spouse put the paper with words `Constructed according to `New school to new Azerbaijan` Program of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, June 15, 2006` into the cylinder and threw in the cornerstone, laid the first concrete in the foundation to the applauses of people gathered here.