President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva and their family members participated in the inauguration of the Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque in Shusha after the reconstruction and restoration works, APA reports.
The head of state and the First Lady also attended the opening of an exhibition dedicated to encyclopedic scientist Mir Mohsun Navvab Garabaghi.
President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva were first informed of the works carried out in the mosque.
Restoration of the Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque was completed in late 2021. The author of the mosque is famous architect Karbalayi Safikhan Garabaghi.
Conservation and restoration works were carried out as per the original design by the consortium of Azerbaijani, Italian and Turkish firms under supervision of Austria’s Wehdorn Architekten company. The project was funded by Pasha Holding.
The head of state, the First Lady and their family members viewed the “Mir Mohsun Navvab Garabaghi - encyclopedic scientist of the 19th century” exhibition in the madrasa located on the territory of the mosque.
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and their family members attended the opening of Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque after reconstruction and restoration works in Shusha city on May 10, as well as in the opening of the exhibition "Mir Mohsun Navvab Garabaghi - encyclopedic scholar of the XIX century" in the madrasa building located on the territory of the mosque, APA reports.