Azerbaijan, Baku, July 21 / Trend /
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today inaugurated a salt refinery near the Masazyr Lake.
The President cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening of the facility, and then viewed it.
There is a photo exhibition in the refinery`s foyer featuring national leader Heydar Aliyev`s and
President Ilham Aliyev's participation in opening of different industrial facilities across the country.
The refinery occupies a total area of 7 hectares. The facility's production capacity is 300 tons per year. The refinery will employ nearly 1,300 workforce.
The plant's Azerduz and Bizim duz brands of salt will be exported to word markets.
The President viewed the facility`s products.
The Head of State was told the Masazyr Lake's salt reserves make nearly 1.8 million tons.