Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev opened in Lankaran the medical diagnostic center, the first of all being built in the region of the country, Trend reports.
Addressing the public the President noted that the Center would meet the highest international standards. It will be equipped with devices produced by Siemens company. The Center, the first of its type throughout the country, will render services of premium quality.
In the near future the construction of the Lankaran airport, which will be granted with an intentional status, will also come to an end. The landing strip will be made with calculation enabling the biggest airliners to land in.
The President also noted the significance that he attaches to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline, which will ensure the countrys long-term development strategy.
The economic development of the country continues and the projects are very successfully implemented. At present some infrastructure projects enabling to resolve for resolution of many problems are being carried out, Aliyev stressed.
The President in particular noted that the reconstruction of the Baku-Astara automobile route, which would play a considerable role in the region, will start shortly, whereas the reconstruction of roads in the western and northern directions, the construction of new airports in Lankaran, Ganja, and Zakatala are underway.
Aliyev said that within a year the budget of Azerbaijan has got doubled, while next year it is expected to increase. The wages and pensions will be increased and big infrastructure projects will be set up this year. The energy security is of great priority for Azerbaijan and therefore, many energy projects are being realized in the country. Aliyev underscored. Under the tour of Lanakaran the President also visited the park named after Heydar Aliyev, put fresh flowers at the monument of the great national leader, got familiar with the construction of the Heydar Aliyev Museum and also put flowers at the monument to General Hazi Aslanov. Present Aliyev visited new city park and Lankaran folk city.