Mehriban Aliyeva opens new building of children's shelter in Baku
First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has attended the opening of a new building of 'Ümid yeri' children's shelter in Bina settlement of Khazar district, Baku. The building was constructed on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva viewed conditions created at the building. She was informed of the activity of the children's shelter by director of the children's shelter Nigyar Mansimova.
The shelter was established in 1997. A drawing by children was presented to the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The 53-seat shelter is supplied with necessary equipment. The two-storey building houses workshops, bedrooms, classrooms, recreation and entertainment areas and a canteen.
Azerbaijan's First Vice-President then met with residents of the children's shelter and talked to them. On behalf of residents of the shelter, 10-year-old Omer Musayev thanked Mehriban Aliyeva for the work carried out here.
Landscaping work was carried out and green areas were laid out in the yard of the building, AzerTAc reported.