Ilham Aliyev reviewed an office building of the Baku White City
24 december 2014, 15:30
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have today reviewed a newly-built office building of the Baku White City, as well as other work carried out as part of the Baku White City project.
The foundation stone for the Baku White City was laid on December 24, 2011.
Executive Director of the Baku White City project Ruslan Sadikhov informed the head of state about work implemented under the project. It was noted that the office building, which is considered the first landmark and the front door of the Baku White City, is ready for use.
Landscaping was carried out, green areas were created in the area. The construction of the road and communication infrastructure is carried out within the project. The 45m-wide Khagani Rustamov Street, whose construction is underway, will link Neftchilar Avenue with the Nobel and Babek avenues. A 360-car parking lot was created near the office building.
Then President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva familiarized themselves with the conditions created for businessmen in the office. It was noted that the new office building was designed by British company Atkins. The office was constructed by local and international specialists. The Baku White City office building received BREEAM standard certification. The building became the first certified “green” construction within both the project and Azerbaijan, which can push the ecological development in the country and lead to application of innovative technologies and support the implementation of environmental legislation, as well as improve the quality of the environment.
President Ilham Aliyev was informed that territory of six out of ten districts were completely cleaned. The work in the Park district, which covers an area of 24 hectares, is underway.
President Ilham Aliyev also viewed the White City Boulevard. President Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation of the Baku White City Boulevard on May 25, 2013. The length of the boulevard will be 5km.
The Baku White City hotel will occupy an area of 52,000 square meters. It will have 818 rooms. The construction of the White City Mall, which will cover an area of 90,000 square meters, and the 7-storey apartment complex already started.
A park will be built in the Fountains Square, the central district of the White City.
President Ilham Aliyev gave relevant recommendations and instructions.
In conclusion a picture was taken.