Defense Industry Minister to allot apartments and cars to Olympic champions


December 8, Fineko/ The new president of the Cycling Federation of Azerbaijan, Minister of Defense Industry Medet Guliyev, has established new awards for athletes.

ABC.AZ reports that according to Guliyev’s instructions, information about awards is posted at the entrance to the halls where cyclists train.

The information says that an athlete who has become an Olympic champion, world and European champion will be provided with a Mercedes-Benz S-Class or BMW 7-series car, a 5-room apartment in Baku, a bonus of 100,000 manats, and annual financial assistance of 36,000 manats by 3,000 manats a month.