Azerbaijani President and his spouse attend opening ceremony of apartment buildings for disabled and martyr families in Sumgayit (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.24 / Trend /
Apartment buildings for Karabakh war disabled veterans and martyr families have been opened today in Azerbaijan`s Sumgayit city, Zabrat and Hovsan districts in Baku, as well as in Ganja, Shaki and Shamkir.
President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening of the apartment building in Sumgayit, and viewed the apartments.
Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Fuzuli Alakbarov told the President the 12-storey building had 96 apartments.
The Head of State met residents of the new building.
The Minister told President Ilham Aliyev that residents of the buildings in Zabrat and Hovsan, Ganja, Shaki and Shamkir have the opportunity to watch the ceremony in Sumgayit through a video conferencing.
The Head of State made a speech at the event.
The President handed over apartment licenses and keys to Nakhchivan-made Naz Lifan cars to the disabled and members of martyr families.
Azer Guliyev, a Karabakh war veteran, thanked the Head of State for his care and attention.
Another Karabakh war disabled veteran, Sarvar Mammadov, who spoke through video conferencing from Shaki, expressed his gratitude to President Ilham Aliyev for valuing the work of Azerbaijani military men.
A martyr`s mother Minaya Piriyeva, who joined from Ganja, praised the President`s role in promoting patriotism among the Azerbaijani military and youth.
Other speakers congratulated the Head of State on his birthday, and also wished president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva all the best.