The next visit of AIT is to Gabala district

14 May, 2019

Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT) continues its promotional events in the regions of Azerbaijan with the aim of attracting high-level and intellectual students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The next visit of the Institute staff was to Gabala district.

The AIT team first visited Heydar Aliyev’s monument and paid tribute to the memory of the national leader laying flowers at the monument.

At the meeting held in school No. 5, Ataya Osmanova, Head of the Social-Political and Humanitarian Affairs Department of the Executive Power in Gabala district, said constant educational reforms are implemented in the country. This proves that contemporary Azerbaijani education is developing on the basis of its rich progressive traditions, national, spiritual, universal values and international experience.

Ataya Osmanova outlined the work carried out for the development of teenagers and young people with rich world-outlook and patriotic spirit.

AIT rector Jeyhun Mammadov noted that the development of education in Azerbaijan is one of the priorities of state policy. Emphasizing that great leader Heydar Aliyev has always paid special attention to the development of education, the rector noted that this policy is successfully being continued by President Ilham Aliyev. Important educational reforms are being carried out under the leadership of the President.

Giving information about the Institute, Mr. Mammadov outlined the establishment, activity directions and international relations of AIT. He noted that the Institute was established to train high-level specialists for the organization of religious activities in the country and the preservation and development of religious and moral environment based on the historical traditions of the Azerbaijani people and the logical result of the state policy.

Fidan Yusifova, Head of the Department of Graduate Studies at AIT, delivered a presentation on admission rules to the Institute and existing majors. She noted that each student would benefit from the necessary conditions, tuition-free education and other privileges created by the state. Ms. Yusifova said students will be provided with free uniforms, food, foreign language courses and other advantages.

The materials and video reflecting the social activities of AIT were demonstrated for university applicants, school teachers and government officials who participated in the meeting.

The AIT team visited Gabala City New Mosque and Gabala Central Juma Mosque within the frame of the tour. The participants were thoroughly informed about the mosques during the visits. It was noted that the Gabala City Mosque was built in 2013 with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Gabala Central Juma Mosque was built in 1898. During the Soviet period, Gabala Central Juma Mosque was used for public activity. In 2005, the building of the mosque was renovated and put into use.

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