Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / All the sport & boarding schools will be fully renovated in Azerbaijan, said the Minister of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan, Azad Rahimov, during his speech at the opening of new Olympic-Sport Complex in Bakikhanov settlement of Baku city.
The new complex belongs to the boarding school which has four Olympic and six world and European champions. The Minister said that the Olympic and world champions: Khazar Isayev, Namig Abdullayev, are the graduates of school. According to him, the way of the Azerbaijani sportsmen will be continued by the young sportsmen, which will be trained in these sport complexes.
The Ministry of Youth and Sport carries out the repair and construction of the new sports buildings and schools. Generally this year the Ministry intends to complete the renovation and construction in 17 sport complexes in Baku and regions of the Country. The 2008-2009 investment program of the Ministry envisages constructing the new sport schools. Nearly 31 Olympic complexes will function in Azerbaijan, the Minister said. "It covers 80-90% of the Country's demand for the sport spaces," he said.
In addition, new boarding schools of sport direction are planned to be constructed in the capital and regions of the Country, the Minister said.