President Ilham Aliyev opens Saatli Olympic Sports Complex (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 30 /Trend/
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of the Saatli Olympic Sports Complex.
The Head of State cut a ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Complex.
The President was informed that the construction of the facility started in December, 2011. All conditions have been created here for holding sports events.
President Ilham Aliyev viewed a swimming hall of the complex.
The Saatli Olympic Sports Complex has five cottages, a 432-seat universal sports hall, an information center, a cafe, a gym, a conference hall, a wrestling hall, a 900-seat stadium, a tennis court, and a basketball hall.
Photo stands reflecting national leader Heydar Aliyev`s and President Ilham Aliyev`s visits to Saatli were installed in the foyer of the facility. The Complex covers a total area of 6 hectares.
Then, the Azerbaijani President met with local residents.
Khayal Ahmadov, who spoke on behalf of local residents and sportsmen, thanked the Head of State for his care and attention.