Bulgarian PM visits Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.20


Prime Minister of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski has today visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.

The PM was informed that the centre was a cultural complex in Baku, Azerbaijan, named after former President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. The complex is designed by prominent architect Zaha Hadid.

The Center houses a conference hall with three auditoriums, a library and a museum. The project is intended to play an integral role in the intellectual life of the city. Located close to the city center, the site plays a pivotal role in the redevelopment of Baku.
PM Plamen Oresharski reviewed the Heydar Aliyev Museum at the Heydar Aliyev Center.
The Bulgarian Premier also reviewed the cars that Heydar Aliyev used during his leadership of Azerbaijan from 1969 to 2003.

He was told special attention in establishing the museum, which is intended to perpetuate the memory of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people, was paid to the description of different periods in the history of Azerbaijan, as well as the life and work of great leader Heydar Aliyev. The information available at the museum is presented to visitors in an interactive way. Interesting facts about national leader Heydar Aliyev at the three-storey building of the museum are presented with the aid of photo and video material.

The museum is noted for its form and content. Materials are presented in two parallel contexts here. Along with national leader Heydar Aliyev's life from 1923 to 2003, visitors are also informed about important events that occurred in Azerbaijan's public and political life in the fields of culture, economy and sport. The sections of the museum "Life in pictures", "Public and political life of Azerbaijan" and "Our statehood, heritage, achievements" provide a virtual demonstration of various aspects of the great leader's activities both in Soviet times and during the years of independence.

PM Plamen Oresharski was informed that one of the most interesting sections of the museum based on cutting-edge technologies is the multimedia room, which describes the great leader's meetings with leaders of different countries.

The Prime Minister signed the Center`s guest book, and was presented with a keepsake.

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