REPORT BY NAZIM IBRAHIMOV, CHAIRMAN OF THE STATE COMMITTEE ON WORK WITH AZERBAIJANIS LIVING ABROAD

17.03.2006 [17:20]
Your Excellency Esteemed Mr. President,
Dear delegates of Congress,
Dear guests,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Allow me to cordially congratulate you - the participants of the 2nd Congress of World Azerbaijanis, ...

WORLD BANK TO PLEDGE EURO 147.3 MILLION FOR TURKEY’S RAILWAY SECTOR

16.03.2006 [15:07]
The World Bank has decided to pledge EURO 147.3 million for Turkey to improve its railway sector. Turkey’s officials said the loan would be spent on railway stuff training and ...

OMBUDSWOMAN TO JOIN BUCHAREST SYMPOSIUM

12.03.2006 [15:40]
Well-known women-leaders representing various countries and confessions, and human right specialists will gather on March 14 in Romanian capital Bucharest to participate in the symposium on the role of women ...

DAILY GAS IMPORT FROM RUSSIA AVERAGES 14.8 MLN CM

12.03.2006 [12:51]
Azerbaijan purchased 418.6 million cubic meters of natural gas from Russia’s Gasexport in February with two-month volume coming to 891 million cm, State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic reported. ...

BAKU TO HOST INT'L WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

09.03.2006 [12:25]
The Azerbaijan Federation of Field Hockey said, that from March 25-30, Baku will host the international women’s field hockey tournament marking the national Novruz bayrami (New Day holiday).
The two ...

FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS WITH OIC SECRETARY GENERAL

03.03.2006 [16:05]
Azeri Foreign Affairs Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met March 2 with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference /OIC/ Ekmaladdin Ihsanoglu, the Ministry’s press- center announced. They exchanged views on ...

20 COUNTRIES BAN POULTRY IMPORT FROM FRANCE

01.03.2006 [14:54]
According to the France Ministry of Internal Trade, 20 countries including Thailand and Southern Korea have imposed a ban on poultry import from France.
Morocco, Egypt and other nations ...

AZERBAIJANI MILITARIES TO TAKE PART IN NATO EVENTS

01.03.2006 [13:50]
Press-service of the ministry of Defense announced that in accordance with the individual partnership program signed between NATO and Azerbaijan, representatives of Azerbaijani Armed Forces will take part in the ...

KHOJALI TRAGEDY COMMEMORATED IN KUWAIT

27.02.2006 [14:25]
The 14th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy has been commemorated in Kuwait, Embassy of Azerbaijan to this country said. A photo exhibition covering the massacre was organized at the Embassy’s ...

SOME 11 BILLION DOLLARS TO BE INVESTED IN TURKEY

21.02.2006 [12:04]
Some 11 billion dollars are to be invested in Turkey current year, according to the Institute of International Finance, Washington.
Economic growth, investments, privatization and other facts show the speedy ...

CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES DUE IN PAKISTAN

21.02.2006 [11:40]
Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan, academician Ali Abbasov will be visiting, from February 21-25, Pakistani capital of Islamabad to participate in the 12th General Assembly of the ...

RISK OF BIRD FLU SPREAD IN GEORGIA HIGH

21.02.2006 [11:09]
The threat of bird flu spread in Georgia is high, according to the Georgian officials.
All the measures have been taken in order to stop the spread of deadly disease, ...

QUESTIONS OF LINING OF TRANS-AFGHAN GAS MAIN DISCUSSED IN ASHGABAD

18.02.2006 [12:30]
The ninth meeting of Steering Committee on the project of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan took place in Ashgabad, AzerTAc correspondent said. The ministers of power of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and India, experts ...

24 MILLION EUROS LOTTERY WINNINGS

17.02.2006 [20:00]
A 24 million Euros of lottery jackpot registered as record winnings in the last 50 years in Germany was divided between the two men in the city Potsdam, North Rein-Westphalia ...

IRAN BOYCOTTS WORLD ASHIHARA KARATE CHAMP OVER PROPHET CARTOONS

16.02.2006 [13:33]
Iran has decided to boycott the World Ashihara Karate Championship, due on April 15-16, over Prophet Mohammad cartoons, Cabarpur Huseyni, spokesman of the Iranian Karate Federation said.
He also ...

GUAM ENERGY EXPERTS MEET IN GEORGIA

14.02.2006 [19:12]
Energy experts of the coalition of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova (GUAM) have gathered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia to discuss recent situation in energy market and ...

INDIAN PRESIDENT’S PALACE OPENS FOR VISITORS

14.02.2006 [17:55]
President of India Abdul Kalam has opened the popular gardens of his palace for all comers, AzerTAj referring to foreign mass media reports. Within a month, residents and tourists could ...

BERLIN HOSTS ‘BERLINALE’ FILM FESTIVAL

11.02.2006 [18:58]
The 56th international film festival began in Berlin, the capital of Germany, AzerTAc special correspondent reports. Since February 10, about 400 films from 55 countries of world will be demonstrated ...

PARISIANS SHOW HIGH INTEREST IN AUSTRIAN ARTISTS

07.02.2006 [20:09]
Some 600 thousand amateurs of painting have visited 'Vienna 1900' exhibition gathered 150 pictures of Austrian artists in popular show hall Grand Pale, in Paris within 95 days, AzerTAc referring ...