Bibi Heybat Oil Field to be Turned into Sports Park
Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 May / corr. Trend R. Ergun/The Bibi Heybat oil field will be turned into a sports park. "The Bibi Heybat oil field will turn into a big sports park. This plan has already been implemented from the technical point of view. The turning of oil field into a sports park will bring a big success to Azerbaijan," stated German experts in the event on occasion of Azerbaijan's preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Some 24 Olympic complexes are expected to be built in Azerbaijan by 2016, said Ismayil Ismayilov, the deputy youth and sports minister of Azerbaijan.
The German expert on preparation to the Olympic Games Paul Bader said that huge funds are required to implement this project. According to Bader, some 1.5mln euros were spent for each hectare while laying this kind of park in the Western Europe.
The experts said that Baku does not make an impression of sports city as yet.
A total of 7 cities have stated their wish to hold 2016 Olympic Games. According to calculations, the Chicago has the best chances for holding the Games.
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