May 10, 2006

A reconstructed public library in Mardakan settlement was inaugurated

On May 10, day of 83rd anniversary of birthday of great leader Heydar Aliyev, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva attended opening of several culture and education units in Azizbeyov district of the capital.


A part of numerous projects Heydar Aliyev Foundation, governed in its activity by aphorism of national leader Heydar Aliyev `Library is source of knowledge, culture, a saint place for nation, people, society`, implements in culture is linked to reconstruction of existing libraries. Regular activity of the Foundation in this field brought to reconstruction of tens of libraries in settlements and villages, their supply with modern devices and enrichment.


Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, arriving in the opening of the public library fundamentally reconstructed in Mardakan settlement, was sincerely welcomed, presented flowers. Manager of the library Ofelia Abdullayeva said residents, body of the library applied to Mrs Aliyeva because previous building did not meet modern standards, was under unsuitable conditions. Mrs Aliyeva, our MP, immediately responded to our appeal and helped. Building for the library was constructed within short time within 480 sq.m. In this library possessing 86,000 examples fund there are Azeri and English language 4 departments, reading hall, rest site for employees. Heydar Aliyev Foundation presented set of computer and new books.


Library`s employees, expressing gratitude to Mrs Aliyeva for all this on behalf of the body, tens of thousands of readers and culture employees, highly valued works done as result of foresight and charitable care to development of national culture.


Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva was familiarized with library fund, departments, conditions created for convenience of readers, saw the photo exhibition in the lobby, talked to readers, took interest in their outlook on life, noted book is always invaluable source of knowledge. Closely taking interest in the foreign literature, periodic press, books published in Latin font, catalogue system of the library Mrs Aliyeva was pleased of conditions created here, gave advices to the body, asked for problems concerning the computer system newly applied, noted the Foundation will further help to the library to improve its activity.


Active readers of the library highly valued support of President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva to reconstruction works realized in the country under leadership of President Ilham Aliyev, expressed satisfaction of her activity as MP.