President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of a face mask factory and protective coverall plant owned by Gilan Textile Park LLC in Sumgayit.
Report says Director-General of Gilan Textile Park LLC Mehriban Akhundova informed the head of state and first lady about the activities of the facilities.
The factory will produce 140,000 disposable masks daily. The extra equipment will be installed here by the end of May, to increase the production capacity up to 300,000 masks per day. The facility created 30 new jobs, with the figure set to reach 50 after the installation of the extra equipment.
The plant will have a daily production capacity of 6,000 disposable protective coveralls. The facility created 210 new jobs.
President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva then met with a group of workers employed at the facilities.