President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of Degadi-Palikash highway in Astara.
President Ilham Aliyev cut the ribbon symbolizing the inauguration of the highway.
It was noted that under President Ilham Aliyev`s order signed in 2013, AZN 2mln was initially allocated from the President`s Contingency Fund for the construction of the road. Last year the head of state signed an order allocating AZN 4,7mln from the state budget for the construction.
Construction work on the highway started in 2013. The 21km long road links 21 residential areas with the total population of 12,000 people.