Azerbaijani President gets acquainted with reconstruction work at Imamzade mosque complex in Ganja city (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 21 / Trend /
President Ilham Aliyev on Saturday got acquainted with the reconstruction works at the Imamzade mosque complex (VIII century) situated in the old cemetery near the Ganja city within his tour to the western regions of country.
The Head of State was informed on the sketches of complex with 2 ha area where the works are carried out in line with modern standards, on relevant presidential order on allotment of AZN3 million from the President's reserve Fund.
As stated, the dome of the central building is covered with ornamental blue tiles. It is thought that a building was first erected here in the 8th century. Later, the complex was repeatedly rebuilt, most recently in 1878.
The latest construction works at this cemetery complex will renew and adorn the ancient city of Ganja to be one of the attractive points of tourism.
The President gave certain instructions to accelerate the works at the cemetery complex.