First Lady of Azerbaijan inaugurates vocational School after major overhaul (PHOTO)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 15 /Trend/

Opening of a vocational school No. 5, which was rebuilt under the initiative and support of the President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, was held on Sept. 14 in Buzovna settlement of Baku.

First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony. She cut the ribbon marking the opening of the educational facility. The First Lady then viewed photo stand reflecting the previous state of the school. The facility occupies a territory of 1.2 hectares. The school was founded in 1969. Now the school offers special training in cinema, theatre and computer engineering, accounting, hairdressing, filming, lighting, sound operating, clothing and other professions.

The term of study is two years. This year 160 students have entered the school. The number of students will be increased by 320 next year.

Then the First Lady of Azerbaijan visited the filming and sound recording studios, the assembly hall, classrooms, dressing room, sewing shop, medical center, library, and other units of the school. A sports complex for students was built in the courtyard of the school. The complex is equipped with futsal, basketball, volleyball, track and field home gym.

Ms. Mehriban Aliyeva expressed her satisfaction with the conditions established here, stressed the importance of vocational education.

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