PACE representative: Voting goes in line with international standards

01.11.2015 [12:41]
“The voting is in line with international standards,” member of the observation delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Agustin Conde has told AZERTAC. "We have not observed any violation of law until now," he noted. Mr Conde said that he is monitoring the elections in Azerbaijan for the ...

Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker casts his vote VIDEO

01.11.2015 [12:29]
Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oqtay Asadov cast his vote at the polling station No 22 of Nasimi-Sabail constituency No 23. The voting in the polling station is being monitored by local and foreign observers ...

Voter turnout reaches 28.2% in Azerbaijani parliamentary election as of 12:00

01.11.2015 [12:03]
As of 12:00, the voter turnout reached 28.2 percent (1,468,205 voters) in the Azerbaijani parliamentary election, according to Rufat Gulmammadov, head of “Sechkiler” Information Center of the Central Election Commission ...

Voter turnout hits 12.8% in Azerbaijani parliamentary elections as of 10:00

01.11.2015 [11:05]
As of 10:00, the voter turnout reached 12.8 percent (667,732 voters) in the Azerbaijani parliamentary election, Rufat Gulmammadov, head of “Sechkiler” Information Center of the Central Election Commission, said. Some 503 international observers from 40 organizations and over 66,000 local observers monitor the parliamentary election ...

Azerbaijani PM casts his vote

01.11.2015 [11:00]
Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade cast his vote at the polling station No 29 of second Yasamal constituency No 16 in early hours of Sunday as the parliamentary elections got underway in the country ...

Pre-election campaign ends in Azerbaijan

31.10.2015 [13:51]
The pre-election campaign ended today at 08:00 a.m. in Azerbaijan as the country will be voting in the parliamentary elections on Sunday. According to the Electoral Code, the pre-election campaign by the registered candidates, their authorized representatives, political parties ...

TURKPA observation mission arrives in Azerbaijan

29.10.2015 [21:57]
An observation mission of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries (TURKPA) has arrived in Baku to conduct a short-term monitoring of the parliamentary elections to be held in Azerbaijan on November 1. The mission is led by Serikjan Kanayev, ...

Chief electoral officer: 63,500 young people to vote for the first time in this year's parliamentary elections VIDEO

20.10.2015 [16:16]
“This year's parliamentary elections will see 63,500 young people cast their ballots for the first time,” Mazahir Panahov, chairman of Azerbaijan`s Central Election Commission (CEC) has told a meeting with representatives of youth organizations ...

Solemn ceremony to mark 140th jubilee of establishing national Press held in Baku VIDEO

22.07.2015 [21:55]
A solemn ceremony to mark the 140th anniversary of National Press of Azerbaijan has been held in Baku. The event attended by State and Governmental Officials, MPs, as well as the well-known media representatives started with sound of ...

Presidential Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov receives BSU award

30.06.2015 [20:18]
The Azerbaijani President`s Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov has received "The University's Friend" award from the Baku State University (BSU). The award was handed to Mr Hasanov at "Akinchi traditions and modern journalism" conference ...

Issues arising from “The Order on the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the national press” discussed in Baku VIDEO

05.06.2015 [22:14]
The Azerbaijani President`s Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov has met heads of media organizations in the country. Opening the meeting, Mr Hasanov said it is aimed at discussing the issues arising from “The Order on the celebration of the 140th ...

Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends opening ceremony of Tree of Peace

17.05.2015 [16:48]
Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO Mehriban Aliyeva and director general of UNESCO Irina Bokova attended the opening ceremony of the “Tree of Peace”, which was held today in Baku ...

YAP hosts conference marking national leader Heydar Aliyev’s 92nd birth anniversary VIDEO

07.05.2015 [17:50]
The New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) has hosted a conference titled “Azerbaijan in the modern world” marking the 92nd anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev. In his opening speech, Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary of YAP Ali Ahmadov spoke of the national leader ...

Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency renamed Azerbaijan State Information Agency VIDEO

26.02.2015 [18:51]
President Ilham Aliyev has today signed an order to rename Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency Azerbaijan State Information Agency (AzerTAc). By other orders, the head of state conferred “Honored journalist”, “Honored cultural ...

Delegation of International Eurasia Press Fund visits AzerTAc

21.02.2015 [19:59]
A delegation of the International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF) has visited Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc). Head of the IEPF Umud Mirzayev congratulated AzerTAc Director General Aslan Aslanov on the occasion of the agency`s 95th anniversary. He also praised AzerTAc`s achievements ...

Ali Hasanov: meetings with political parties become traditional

12.02.2015 [13:46]
“Our meetings with political parties have become traditional. Two months ago, we discussed several issues, including the format and topics of such meetings, ideas to be conveyed to the society after the meetings, some fundamental aspects of cooperation between political ...

Spring session of Azerbaijani Parliament kicks off

02.02.2015 [15:37]
The first plenary meeting of the current year’s spring session of Azerbaijan's Milli Majlis kicked off today in Baku. As is reported, the meeting, which started with sounding of the national anthem of Azerbaijan, was chaired by Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov ...

Head of Azerbaijani Presidential Administration approves plan of events on 23rd anniversary of Khojaly Genocide

01.02.2015 [13:01]
Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration has signed an order approving a plan of events on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Khojaly Genocide. Under the plan, ceremonies shall be arranged to put wreaths at memorials to Khojaly Genocide victims in Khatai district in Baku ...

Azerbaijani deputy PM: 5.1 bn manats spent to solve social problems of refugees and IDPs in the last 20 years

11.01.2015 [16:54]
“The Azerbaijani government has spent 5.1 billion manats to solve social problems of refugees and IDPs in the past 20 years,” deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDP Affairs Ali Hasanov has said ...