Azerbaijani president visits construction site of Baku Olympic Stadium (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 28


President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today inspected progress of construction of the Baku Olympic Stadium.

President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Rovnag Abdullayev updated president Aliyev on the progress achieved in construction of the facility over the past period.

The president was told that advanced technologies and building materials are being used in the construction.

Ilham Aliyev viewed various pictures of the stadium, and saw the logo of the Baku Olympic Stadium.

The 70,000-seat stadium is being built to the highest standards. President Aliyev attended the foundation-laying ceremony for the stadium in 2011.

The major part of the project has been completed. The project envisages construction of the main stadium, smaller stadium intended for training sessions and auxiliary building. The stadium will provide special seats for the disabled.

There will be 3,100 parking lots in the area.

President Aliyev gave his instructions and recommendations concerning construction work.

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