Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 9
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed secondary school No. 153 in Yasamal District of Baku after major repair and reconstruction.
All projects featured in the State Program on the socioeconomic development of Baku and its settlements are being successfully executed. In accordance with a plan of action featured in the Special State Program, material and technical infrastructure of secondary schools and educational facilities is being strengthened. Secondary schools are revamped to the highest standards and supplied with necessary equipment in the capital as in all parts of the country ahead of the new academic year. This demonstrates the president's attention to education.
Baku Mayor Hajibala Abutalibov informed the president about the work done. It was said that the 4-storey facility had three blocks. Photo stands reflecting the national leader's care to education and President Ilham Aliyev's work to improve educational facilities in Yasamal District to modern standards were set up in the lobby of the school.
Reconstruction of the school began last October with high-quality work carried out. The 1500-seat school has 80 classrooms and 6 departments.
There are now 700 pupils at the school and teaching here is conducted in Azerbaijani and Russian sections in one shift. Two gyms, an auditorium, a library, computer, labor training and medical rooms were created here. All classrooms and departments were fitted with necessary equipment and teaching aids. State-of-the-art air conditioning and lighting systems were installed here. Landscaping and redevelopment work was carried out in the yard of the school.
After reviewing the school the president posed for photographs together with its teaching staff.