Ilham Aliyev reviewed the progress of reconstruction at the Baku Sports Palace

03 february 2015, 15:00

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the progress of reconstruction at the Baku Sports Palace.

Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov informed the head of state about the work carried out here.

The building was constructed in 1974. The repair work started here in January, 2014. All conditions will be created at the building for organizing Olympic and Paralympic games.

A two-side stand was built here. The number of seats in the stadium has been increased from 1,100 to 1,736.

The Baku Sports Palace will have a cafe, a draw ceremony hall, a press center, VIP and auxiliary rooms.

President Ilham Aliyev gave relevant instructions and recommendations.