First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva met with young inventors

13 april 2018, 15:20

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has met with young inventors Reyhan Jamalova and Zahra Gasimzade, who founded world-known start-up Rainergy.

The 15-year-old inventors informed the First Vice-President about their projects and future plans. They said Rainergy not only collects rainwater but harvests energy from it for later use.

Rainergy, which was invented by the 9th grade students of Istek lyceum, attracted great interest in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017. Reyhan Jamalova was one of the three entrepreneurs referred to by US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump in her speech at the inaugural session.

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva said that she is very happy that Azerbaijan has such young talents. Noting that she is proud that such young generation is growing up in Azerbaijan, Mehriban Aliyeva said the government will provide necessary support for their project, and. The First Vice-President said attention will be paid to young talents and small startups.