April 26, 2005

President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva visited boarding schools in Shamakhi

Within the framework of the program of trip of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to Shamakhi district of Azerbaijan Republic, the spouse of the head of state, the president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Khanum Aliyeva has visited boarding schools of the city.

Having visited the city boarding school, Mehriban Aliyeva has met children, deprived parental care, and was interested in educational process. The principal has told about School where 2500 schoolchildren receive education. Having informed, that certain repair works are carried out in the School, the director also has noted presence of a lot of problems.

The UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador has told that the boarding school will be rendered assistance for solution of the problems, and the pupils would be given new educational accessories.

Mehriban Khanum Aliyeva also has visited sports hall of the School, has emphasized importance of the repair work carried out here.

Teachers of School have expressed to the president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation gratitude for the attention shown to children and to this educational institution.

The spouse of the President also has met the families of the IDPs settled near to School, was interested in their problems.

Then, Mehriban Khanum Aliyeva has visited the specialized boarding School 1. Director Mubariz Mammadov has told about the work carried out in the boarding school, functioning since 1975, in the field of treatment and education of 100 children, suffering from psychological diseases.

Having familiarized with classrooms, dining room of the boarding school, Mehriban Khanum Aliyeva has emphasized that the necessary help will be rendered to this medical - educational establishment.