President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva and their daughter Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening of a new branch of the Bravo hypermarkets chain near the Koroghlu metro station. Thus, ABAD's in-store boutique has started to operate in the largest hypermarket of Azerbaijan. Customers will find foodstuff and decorative-applied folk art products produced by ABAD beneficiaries at this store.
“ABAD” public legal entity run by the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated 23 September 2016. According to the Decree, “ABAD” (Facilitated Support to Family Business) centres are established to carry out socially-oriented projects aimed at ensuring the active participation of the citizens in the social-economic life of the Republic of Azerbaijan, developing small and medium entrepreneurship, raising the employment rate of the population and supporting the establishment of competitive family businesses in the country.