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February 9, 2011

President Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony of opening of Regional Information Center for Physically Handicapped Persons in Ganca

President Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony of opening of Regional Information Center for Physically Handicapped Persons in Ganca, February 9. 


The key goal in establishment of the Center, which is one of the projects implemented by Heydar Aliyev Foundation towards integration of the physically retarded people into the society, is teaching these people IT.


After cutting the red ribbon, President Ilham Aliyev was familiarized with the Center.


The lobby features a photo corner showing the care and attention by national leader Heydar Aliyev, President Ilham Aliyev and President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva to children, youth and physically handicapped persons.


Set up by Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, the Center has a reading hall, learning and training centre, audio library, recording studio converting literature fund into audio format, computer center. The reading hall contains up to 1000 Braille books for the blind and large-font books for the visually impaired, 4 Braille displays, 2 Poet-Compact Easy Reading Machines, 2 VideoLight Enhancers and an appropriate printer. Intellect developing games have been installed on computers for mentally retarded people. Subtitle films for the deaf and dumb will also be shown at the Center.   


The Center will cover over 60.000 physically disabled people living in Aghstafa, Dashkesen, Gazakh, Gedebey, Goranboy, Samukh, Tovuz, Goygol, Shemkir districts and the town of Naftalan.


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