Ilham Aliyev opens new building of museum in Qazakh

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev inaugurated a new building of the Museum of History and Local Lore in Qazakh district October 19.

The president cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the museum.

The president was informed that the museum was established in 1984. The construction of the new building of the museum started in November 2015 and ended in October 2016.

The museum occupies a total area of 1,728 square meters. Some 2,450 exhibits reflecting the nature and history of the district are kept in the two-storey building of the museum.

There are photo stands depicting national leader Heydar Aliyev`s and President Ilham Aliyev`s activities on the ground floor of the building.

The museum has offices, a conference hall, a library, a kitchen and a cafe.