Azeri President Ilham Aliyev today took part in ceremony of laying foundation of new surgery building of Oncology Scientific Center, Trend reports.
В"Azerbaijans active development enables us invest funds to social sector, in particular construction of medical facilitiesВ",- head of state said at the ceremony.
New surgery building of the center will be constructed in two years at up to AZN 22mln. It will be a 8-storey building purposed for operation rooms with operation capacity up to 3,000 operations a year. At the moment some 600 operations are made a year.
Ilham Aliyev said earlier it was supposed to build this building at foreign investments cost. В"However, international financial institutions are not really concerned in such projects crediting. Now the country is able to invest own funds in such projectsВ", - Azeri President said.
Aliyev said all funds under this project have been allotted by the government.
At the moment, medical facilities are being constructed in 10 areas of the republic. Additional 20 facilities will be built within the program for Baku villages development.