President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the ongoing reconstruction work in park in Sumgayit
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.13
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed the ongoing reconstruction work in the city culture and recreation park after Nasimi as part of his visit to Sumgayit.
The head of state was informed about the landscaping and construction work in the park. The extensive landscaping work was carried out in the 10-hectare area near the Alley of Honors. The 10 meter high "20 Yanvar" statue was erected here. There is a monument to victims of the Khojaly genocide in the park.
The park has trees, ornamental shrubs and a modern lighting system. The greenery was laid out here. A total area of the park, which stretches from Samad Vurghun Street to the Caspian Sea shore, is 80 hectares. According to the Cabinet of Ministers` decision, the city culture and recreation park after Nasimi was included in the list of the country`s important historical and cultural monuments in 2011.
President Ilham Aliyev also reviewed the conditions created in the newly built Green Theatre in the park. The 350-seat theatre covers a total area of 1,000 square meters.