Historical background to the document "From the speech of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev with the residents of Ganja (May 24, 2000)

On 23-24 May Heydar Aliyev paid a visite to the western regions of the republic. During this visit he went to Shamkir and Ganja.

The President took part at the opening ceremony of the hydroelectric station of Yenikend, visited the factories and the shrine of Nizami Ganjavi, met the soldiers. Heydar Aliyev gave his instructions to the respective ministries, cordially talked to the residents of Ganja, spoke about the role of this town in our history and of its present achievements and problems.

“90 Instants of the Great leader”, Heydar Aliyev Heritage research center, “Sharq-Qarb”, Baku-2013, p.171