Azerbaijan President inaugurates Ujar-Yevlakh motor highway
On Nov. 19, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev inaugurated Ujar-Yevlakh motor highway which is part of the Silk Road, AzerTAj state news agency reported.
Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panahov told the President the 52.5km-long road was part of the Baku-Alat-Gazakh-Georgia state border highway.
The Deputy Minister said the construction work at the highway began in 2007 and was co-funded by Azerbaijan, OPEC Fund and Islamic Development Bank. According to Panahov, the highway features five bridges.
The President cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the highway, and then viewed its scheme.
President Ilham Aliyev chatted with constructors to praise their work.