On September 27, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva paid a visit to Yukhary Govhar Agha Mosque in Shusha city. The President and the first lady read prayers for the martyrs’ souls, then became familiar with the reconstruction and restoration works carried out by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the mosque.
Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan Anar Alakbarov informed the head of state and the First Lady of the work done.
The restoration work in the historical Yukhari Govharagha Mosque started in November 2021.
The conservation and restoration works in the Yukhari Govharagha Mosque, which was destroyed by Armenians during the occupation of the city of Shusha, are carried out in accordance with the original architectural style by a consortium of companies from Azerbaijan, Italy and Turkiye and with the financial support of Pasha Holding.
The restoration process is carried out under the supervision of the Austrian Wehdorn Architekten company.