Baku, January 27, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Andrey Reva.
Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Andrey Reva noted that he was deeply impressed by the beauty of Baku. He hailed the good cooperation between the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy and Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population. Saying Azerbaijan's success in this sphere is of pivotal importance, Andrey Reva noted that the country's experience and achievements arouse interest in terms of reforms carried out in Ukraine's social policy system.
President Ilham Aliyev noted that the works are successfully continued in the field of social welfare in Azerbaijan. The head of state also hailed the great works done towards the improvement of legislation, including the issues related to regulation of social policy in the country. President Ilham Aliyev noted that social policy has always been one of the key priorities in Azerbaijan and great importance is attached to this area even at the time when serious economic reforms are carried out in the country. The head of state said that financing of utility expenses, tariffs, social welfare, meeting the needs of internally displaced persons, pensions, social infrastructure and other areas are carried out at the state level.
They exchanged views on the prospects of cooperation between the relevant authorities of the two countries.