On May 10 a huge crowd of region residents gathered from the early morning at the monument to Heydar Aliyev, erected in the city of Gabala, in order to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the birth of the Great Leader. There was a feeling of pride connected with the National Leader and the great son of our people Heydar Aliyev on the faces of people, gathered in a festively decorated park. A visionary politician has earned this trust, respect and sympathy during his lifetime.
During the years of leadership in Azerbaijan, the great leader visited Gabala twice, each of his visits gave impetus for our region to get on the path of rapid development.
The return of Gabala to its historical glory, its transformation into one of the centers of world culture, the identification of the tourist potential of the region are connected with the name of Heydar Aliyev. Our region, once not so well known in the republic itself, has turned into one of the places that international tourist organizations are eagerly choosing.
Now Gabala hosts international and regional high-level conferences, sports competitions, music festivals, and art exhibitions. An adequate infrastructure has already been created to carry out such high-level events in Gabala, and all these are the outcomes of Heydar Aliyev's policy.
At 10 o'clock in the park, filled with people, the visit to the monument of the great leader started. First the flowers were laid at the monument by the Head of the Gabala Region Executive Power Sabuhi Abdullayev, he expressed his deep respect for the bright memory of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Then the monument was visited by collectives of individual departments and enterprises, educational institutions.
The flow of representatives of the older generation, women, adolescents and youth, who came to the monument, had no end. On the occasion of the birthday of the great leader in the central square of the park, a grandiose book holiday was also organized. Participants of the event familiarized with new publications and books devoted to Heydar Aliyev's political activity with great interest. Students read poems dedicated to the national leader.
Then, a tree-planting campaign was conducted in various parts of the city in connection with the 94th anniversary of the birth of Heydar Aliyev. The festive occasion lasted until the afternoon. With their active participation in the celebratory event on this memorable day, the Gabala people once again proved that after that they will again take a direct part in the implementation of the policy of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev, in fulfilling all the tasks set by the President of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, for the development of the country, including Gabala.