Family values are deep-rooted in Azerbaijan, and have been passed down from generation to generation since time immemorial. Care of youngsters, and respect for the elderly are cherished traditions in our country.
A ceremony of laying the foundation of a new kindergarten in the Russian city of Astrakhan took place with participation of Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva, December 20.
To be located in the Bakinskaya street of the city, facing the school named after Heydar Aliyev, the new kindergarten will be built with support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
After the ceremony of laying the foundation, Leyla Aliyeva met with representatives of the Astrakhan division of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR).
Then a meeting with teachers and pupils of the school named after Heydar Aliyev took place. School’s principal Tatyana Tikhomirova thanked the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for the attention shown towards the school.
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva said recently the Heydar Aliyev Foundation had implemented a number of large projects in Astrakhan. She underscored that the Foundation shows special attention towards education. The Foundation has carried out a number of education projects in various countries, including Russia. Leyla Aliyeva said youth has played a great part in strengthening the relations between Azerbaijan and Russia.
Then best teachers and pupils of the year were awarded. Gifts from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation were presented to the school.