Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation visits orphanages in Saint Petersburg (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 30
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has visited several orphanages and a boarding school as part of her trip to Saint Petersburg.
Chief doctor of the orphanage No13 Natalia Nikiforova informed Leyla Aliyeva that there are more than 60 children here.
Leyla Aliyeva toured the facility. Then the Heydar Aliyev Foundation presented toys to the children of the orphanage.
Mrs. Aliyeva then visited the orphanage No31. Director of the orphanage Oksana Zabelina and acting head of the Administration of the Moscow district of Saint Petersburg Vladimir Ushakov informed Leyla Aliyeva about the orphanage. It was noted that the facility was constructed in 1957. There are nearly 70 children in the orphanage.
Leyla Aliyeva viewed the facility, and was presented with handiworks from children of the orphanage. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation in turn presented the orphanage with modern computers.
Oksana Zabelina thanked Leyla Aliyeva on behalf of the center`s staff and children.
Mrs. Aliyeva also visited the orphanage No1 and a boarding school. Director of the facility Alexey Mukhin informed Leyla Aliyeva about the orphanage No1, which hosts some 300 children.
Mrs. Aliyeva toured the facility and chatted with children. She also listened to children's performance, and posed for photographs with them.
The orphanage was presented with gifts on behalf of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.