Azerbaijan, Baku. Aug. 14 /Trend/
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today cut a ribbon to officially inaugurate a Gabala-Oghuz section of the Garamaryam-Ismayili-Shaki highway as part of his visit to Gabala.
Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov told the President that the highway was part of one of the longest tourism routes in the country.
According to the minister, the facility was 42km in length, of which 20km pass through Gabala and 22km through Oghuz districts.
Minister Mammadov told the Head of State that construction of the highway began last May, adding the 75km-95km part of the facility was completely re-modeled.
According to the minister, redevelopment work included repair of seven reinforce concrete bridges, and construction of 13 water passages and seven bus stations.
The Gabala-Oghuz section of the highway covers Zaraghan, Kichik Pirali, Mirzabeyli and Zargarli villages and Nij residential area.
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