Azerbaijani President opens freezing warehouse complex in Fuzuli
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 15 /Trend/
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today inaugurated a freezing warehouse complex in Fuzuli district.
The total cost of the complex is 4.5 million manats. The facility occupies a total area of two hectares.
The warehouse has a capacity of 5,000 tons. The complex has German-, Italian- and Finnish-made equipment. The facility will be used for storing vegetables, mostly potato and onion, cultivated by IDPs living in Fuzuli and adjacent districts.
The complex will contribute to improving the welfare of local population, including IDPs, and to increasing the production of vegetables in the region.
Executive Director of the National Entrepreneurship Support Fund Shirzad Abdullayev told the Head of State some 16.2 million manats had been allocated to 627 entrepreneurs in the Yukhari Garabagh economic district. He said the Fund has also granted 10.8 million manats for five high technology investment projects. According to him, the implementation of the projects will create nearly 1,600 jobs.
The President was informed of newly-commissioned Garabagh Broyler poultry factory. The facility was built in 1994 in Garabagh village in Fuzuli, which was liberated from the Armenian occupation under national leader Heydar Aliyev. The factory costs 7.5 million manats, of which 5 million manats were provided by the National Entrepreneurship Support Fund.
The facility will have an annual capacity of 2,100 tons of poultry meat. The factory created 120 jobs for IDPs.