Chairperson of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR) Leyla Aliyeva met members of the organization`s regional branch in school No 11 after Heydar Aliyev in Astrakhan Oblast.
Prior to the meeting, Leyla Aliyeva toured the school which had recently undergone a major overhaul.
The facility was reconstructed at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and with financial support of Azerbaijan`s government.
She was informed there was a total of 650 pupils, including 32 Azerbaijanis in the school, served by 42 teachers.
The school has 20 classrooms.
Addressing the event, Leyla Aliyeva said AYOR had more than 60 regional branches, adding the Astrakhan representation was one of the most active ones.
On behalf of the Azerbaijani youth, chairman of AYOR`s Astrakhan branch Elvin Huseynov thanked Mrs. Aliyeva for the meeting. He noted AYOR`s regional branch in Astrakhan had more than 350 members.
The meeting ended with a question-and-answer session with Leyla Aliyeva.