On May 10, 2019, a series of events taking place on the occasion of the 96th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev continued.
Opening the meeting with an introduction speech, chairperson of the State Housing Development Agency’s Board of Directors Sadig Sadygov talked about the works carried out by National Leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, the founder of the independent Azerbaijan, for the advancement of the country, and matchless services of the great leader to the strengthening of the statehood, and advancement of the economy. It was noted that rescuing Azerbaijan from the peril of being destroyed, the National Leader prevented a civil war from occurring in the country, reached a ceasefire, and secured political stability. While ruled by Heydar Aliyev, large-scale reforms were carried out in the social field too, like in other spheres. The strategy pursued by the National Leader towards formation of a continuous, sustainable, socially oriented and innovative economy has laid a strong foundation for dynamic advancement of Azerbaijan. It was also mentioned that, while Heydar Aliyev ruled the country, housing and household conditions of the majority of population was improved, new residential blocks constructed, and welfare of thousands of people were improved. Heydar Aliyev, who had very well known that housing construction was of significant importance to improving the population’s social status, used to note that provision of all people with proper housing was one of the important tasks.
Sadig Sadygov noted that the political course of the National Leader has been resolutely and successfully continued now by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Under the leadership of the head of the state, Azerbaijan has been advancing, enjoying the increasing influence in the world. Azerbaijan is the political, economic and cultural center of the region, and the initiator and active participant of international projects. Grand projects implemented under the leadership of Mr. Ilham Aliyev, state programs aimed at social and economic advancement of regions, large-scale infrastructure projects and the state support of the non-oil sector have improved the well-being of the country citizens further, at the same time, strengthening peoples’ hope for a brighter future of Azerbaijan.
By the commencement of the activities of the State Housing Development Agency, established by a resolution of the country’s president in April 2016, the foundation of a new social movement was laid. From the very first day of its activities, the Agency has been taking actions towards improving country citizens’ housing conditions, satisfying their needs for an apartment, by organizing construction of affordable housing.
Sadig Sadygov underscored that all these steps once more proves that fundamental changes have occurred in the social sphere thanks to the policy, with the foundation laid by the National Leader and successfully continued by the country’s President Ilham Aliyev. The social reforms carried out under his leadership have laid the foundation of the country’s future development, along with improving the living conditions of the population. With the view of satisfying peoples’ need for a living area and improving housing conditions, the State Housing Development Agency will make all endeavours in order to fulfill the duties they have been entrusted with on the highest possible level.
Thereafter, a documentary about the National Leader’s life and activities was shown.