Baku, Azerbaijan, July 22
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Khizi.
Important work is being done and vital projects are being implemented in the regions of our country including Khizi in order to memorialize national leader Heydar Aliyev who has exceptional services in overall development of our country and strengthening the statehood of Azerbaijan. The Heydar Aliyev Center, which was newly built in the center of the region, is an example of deep respect for the national leader. The center houses photos and items reflecting the life and activity of the national leader and spanning different periods.
It has photos, books and other items reflecting the measures to improve the image of Azerbaijan in an international arena, prevent the civil war in our country during first years of independence thanks to the purposeful policy of the great personality, lift the economy out of deep crisis and put it on the growth path and build up the strong military.
The Heydar Aliyev Center, which is of great importance for popularizing Azerbaijanism philosophy of national leader Heydar Aliyev, ensuring participation of the Azerbaijani citizens in large-scale projects related to the fate of their homeland, nation and people as part of ongoing processes in the world, making them determined to realize their dreams and intentions, reflects the modern realities of Azerbaijan too.
The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center.
It was informed that the construction of the center began in April 2013. The area around the building was largely developed and rebuilt. A bust of the national leader was mounted in the foyer of the center, which is unique for its interior. The center has many historical documents on the life and activity of national leader Heydar Aliyev. The photos dating back to childhood, youth, student years of the national leader, as well as to both soviet and independence periods are welcomed with great interest.
These pictures reflect various aspects of the national leader`s rule in Azerbaijan during the Soviet era and years of independence. In addition, there are books documents and other items related to the national leader in the center. The photo stand reflecting President Ilham Aliyev`s visit to Khizi also arouse great interest. The Heydar Aliyev centers across the country began to host marriage ceremonies for youngsters. It was noted that the center is scheduled to arrange registration of acts of civil status and this kind of ceremonies.
Latest achievements in urban development were used in construction of the center. There are an exhibition hall, a cafe, lounges and other auxiliary rooms. Interesting paintings are displayed in the open exhibition hall. The center will house a library, a kitchen, folk art studios, music and sculpture circles. These circles enable the youth to master the secrets of various arts, and effectively spend their free time. A computer room, painting and design studios, a virtual classroom here are very interesting in terms of their modernity.
Every opportunity was created for organizing the events at the high-level related to the political and social events and big days. It is scheduled to conduct socio-political and cultural events in the 230-seat event and small conference halls including open classes to popularize rich heritage of national leader Heydar Aliyev. People can use a 3D cinema hall and a shooting gallery here.
After getting familiarized with the Heydar Aliyev Center, the head of state met with the general public.
Honored teacher Khatira Shahgaldiyeva thanked President Ilham Aliyev on behalf of the residents of the district.
Then a picture was taken.