$ 100 million business complex in Old Tbilisi will include museum devoted to Azerbaijani revolutionary
Mirze Sefi Street, high on the hill in Old Tbilisi, was once home to Azerbaijani and Georgians. But now the street is empty and there are no residents.
Houses on this street were in disrepair, and Tbilisi City Hall decided they should be removed. A Georgian Construction company, Apollo, bought 14 houses on the street and destroyed them in December planning to build a $100 million business complex on the property.
Now only heavy machines are working in the street, cleaning the rubbish left over from the destroyed buildings.
One of those buildings housed the museum of the Azerbaijani revolutionary, writer, publicist, politician and statesman Nariman Narimanov.
Nariman Narimanov’s museum become the property of Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic in 2007, after it was privatized, said Adil Efendiyev, the first secretary of Ambassador of Azerbaijan Republic to Georgia.
Inga Kaya, the main specialist of Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport of Georgia, says that Georgia and Azerbaijan have Continue reading