Presidential couple visits Baku 2015 headquarters

By: Nigar Orujova

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady, Chairperson of the Baku-2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva have visited the headquarters of the Baku European Games Operation Committee.

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Chief Executive of Baku 2015 Azad Rahimov and Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015 Simon Clegg informed the head of state and his wife about the conditions created in the office.

President Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva viewed the Games Operations Support Centre. Then photographs were taken.

Baku was honored to host the Games by the European Olympic Committees in December 2012. Baku 2015 European Games will gather over 6,000 athletes from 50 countries to compete in 20 sports, including 16 Olympic.