Azerbaijani President opens Baku beltway (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 8 / Trend /
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today inaugurated a Baku ring road, AzerTaj state news agency reported.
Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov informed the president that the highway was constructed and rebuilt with funding of the Azerbaijan Government, Kuwait Fund For Arabic Economic Development and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development. This project will allow ease traffic congestion and improve environmental situation in the capital.
Makyolcopri İnşaat ve Taahhüt A.Ş is a contractor while Azerinsaat LLC is a subcontractor. The Arab Consulting Engineers was responsible for technical control of construction.
The first-class 21.5km-long road features 5 junctions and 8 overpasses.
President Aliyev congratulated builders and cut a ribbon symbolizing the opening of the highway.
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