Azerbaijani president attends opening of a cement plant in Baku (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of Norm cement plant in Garadagh District of Baku.
The head of state first reviewed the photo stands in the lobby of the office building, reflecting national leader Heydar Aliyev's participation in the opening of industrial facilities in Azerbaijan both in the Soviet period and in the years of independence.
The president was familiarized with the laboratory and control room and informed about the country's cement market and the plant itself.
Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev said the production capacity of the facility is 5,000 tonnes of clinker per day and two million tonnes of cement per year. The plant employs 350 people.
The head of state launched the plant and watched the process of production on a monitor.
After reviewing the facility, President Ilham Aliyev met with its staff.