Groundbreaking ceremony of Russian-Azerbaijani helicopter maintenance and repair plant held in Baku
The groundbreaking ceremony of helicopter maintenance and repair plant was held on the territory of the Zabrat airport in Baku.
The new plant will be built as part of the implementation of joint projects in accordance with the decisions of the Azerbaijan-Russia interstate governmental commission in the field of economic cooperation within bilateral partnership for the development of civil aviation. It will become the only facility of this kind in the region. The project will be implemented jointly with the Russian Helicopters joint-stock company.
The agreement was signed by President of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Jahangir Asgarov and Director General of Russian Helicopters company Andrey Boginsky.
The ceremony was attended by Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev, Russian Minister of Economic Development Maksim Oreshkin and Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mikhail Bocharnikov.
After touring the territory allotted for the construction, an official groundbreaking ceremony was held. The participants of the event lowered the capsule into the foundation.