Azerbaijani President opens Qobustan Sports Complex (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 1 / Trend /
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today visited Qobustan district and inaugurated the Qobustan Sports Complex.
The Head of State cut a red ribbon symbolizing the opening of the complex.
Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov informed the Azerbaijani leader about the facility.
All conditions have been created here for holding sports tournaments.
Photo stands reflecting care and attention of national leader Heydar Aliyev and President Ilham Aliyev to development of sports in Azerbaijan were installed in the foyer of the complex.
The facility covers a total area of 2.67 hectares. The construction of the Qobustan Sports Complex cost AZN 5 million, and was carried out on the request of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The facility has a 900-seat sports hall, offices and auxiliary rooms.
President Ilham Aliyev viewed football, basketball, and tennis grounds.
The Head of State was presented with models of the Lankaran and Tartar olympic sports complexes.
The Azerbaijani leader met local residents.
On behalf of Qobustan`s residents and sportsmen, local resident Babak Alibabayev thanked President Ilham Aliyev for his care and attention.