Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 4
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new administrative building of the Shaki Court Complex Nov. 4.
Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov informed the president about the construction of the building and high-level conditions created here. It was noted that the construction of the five-storey complex, which occupies a total area of 19, 800 square meters, started in November, 2012, and ended this October.
The president cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the building.
President Aliyev familiarized himself with the conditions created at the complex. The building was constructed as part of the Justice Ministry's "Modernization of the Justice System" project jointly financed by the government of Azerbaijan and the World Bank. Photo stands depicting national leader Heydar Aliyev`s and President Ilham Aliyev`s care and attention to the development of judicial-legal system in the country were installed in the foyer of the building.
It was the second court complex, which was constructed as part of a joint project with the World Bank. The complex houses the Shaki Court of Appeal, Shaki Administrative and Economic Court, Shaki Court on Grave Crimes and Shaki District Court. The complex will serve nearly 1,370,000 people. The Shaki Court Complex will employ 250 people, including judges, more than 170 employees of court administration and 35 justice officials.
President Aliyev toured the court halls.
There are 16 court halls. All necessary measures have been taken in the complex in accordance with the Azerbaijani President`s decree on the establishment of e-Court system.
The complex also has conference halls and an auditorium. All conditions have been created here for judges and employees. The administrative building of the District Court, which was located in the territory of the complex, was reconstructed. All conditions have been created in the two-storey building.
President Aliyev met with employees of court and justice bodies.
The president addressed the meeting.
Minister of Justice, chairman of Judicial Legal Council Fikrat Mammadov and chairman of the Supreme Court Ramiz Rzayev also made speeches.
Then, President Aliyev familiarized himself with the conditions created at an administrative building of the Shaki District Registration Department.