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HIS EXCELLENCY MR. ILHAM ALIYEVPRIME MINISTER OF THEREPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

15.09.2003 [20:10]
It is my pleasure to express you my most sincere felicitations on the occasion of your recent designation as Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

I am completely convinced that ...

H.E. ILHAM HEYDER OGLU ALIYEVPRIME MINISTER OF THE AZERBAIJANI REPUBLIC

15.09.2003 [20:10]
Your Excellency,

On the occasion of your election to the responsible office of the Prime Minister of the Azerbaijani Republic, allow me to congratulate you sincerely, on behalf of the Republic ...

AZERBAIJAN SUITABLY REPRESENTED IN NATO ACTIONS

15.09.2003 [18:47]
Representatives of Azerbaijan Armed Forces returned from resulting conference on planning of training “Allied Action-03” held in the framework of the “ Partnership for peace” program in Brunson / Holland/. ...

ACROBATS PREPARE FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

15.09.2003 [18:46]
Azerbaijan national sports acrobatics team will compete in the European championship among seniors and juniors to be held in Zelena Gura / Poland/, November 3-6. The national team will compete ...

IFES HELD ELECTION ACTIONS

15.09.2003 [18:46]
Volunteers Day was held in the framework of the IFES Election and Voters Enlightening Program.
The goal of the action is to increase knowledge on election process among Azerbaijani youth, ...

“ROUND TABLE” TO BE HELD

15.09.2003 [18:46]
A round table discussion in the framework of the UNIFEM’s regional project “ Women for Prevention of Conflicts in Southern Caucasus and Establishment of Peace” is to be held in ...

BUSINESS-FORUM TO BE HELD

15.09.2003 [18:46]
A business-forum on entrepreneurship related issues has been held in Nefchala. The forum organized with the support of the U.S. Civic Development Corps was attended by representatives of relevant committees ...

PAKISTANI MAKES KORAN WEIGHTING NINE TONS

15.09.2003 [18:45]
Pakistani skilled craftsman Mistri Javed from Gudjranvala / Punjab province/ spent a few years and $160 thousand to make a Moslems holy book, the Koran weighting over 9 tons from ...

NEW DRAFT LAW ON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION WORKED OUT

15.09.2003 [16:20]
Parliament is expected to pass a new law on freedom of information. Member of the Milli Majlis Standing Commission on Security and Defense Affairs and the working group on this ...

GUESTS FROM GERMANY VISITED UNIVERSITY OF LANGUAGES

15.09.2003 [16:19]
A delegation of the German Confederation of Rectors of the Higher Educational Establishments arrived in the Republic has visited the Azerbaijan University of Languages. The guests highly appreciated the activity ...

ARIF ABDULLAYEV BECOMES WORLD’S BEST WRESTLER

15.09.2003 [15:12]
Azerbaijani athlete Arif Abdullayev /66 kg/ has gained gold beating his Cuban rival in the finals of the freestyle wrestling championship held in New-York. The victory guaranteed Abdullayev’s participation in ...

“AZERRAIL” WINS TOURNAMENT IN FRANCE

15.09.2003 [15:10]
Azerbaijan national women’s volleyball team has won large international tournament in France after beating Italian “Regina” in semi-final and local “Cannes” 3:1 in the finals, press-service of the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism announced.

Faig Garayev, the coach, described the tournament as one more stage of the preparation for qualifying competition to ...

CYCLISTS TO COMPETE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

15.09.2003 [15:09]
Four Azerbaijani cyclists are expected to participate in the international tournament in cycle racing to be held in Sochi on September 17-19. The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism told ...

MOVLUD MIRALIYEV GAINS BRONZE IN JUDO WORLD CHAMP

15.09.2003 [15:08]
Azerbaijani athlete Movlud Miraliyev has won bronze medal in absolute weight category at the Judo World Championship held the Japanese city of Osaka.
Press-service of the Ministry of Youth, Sport ...

HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE DRILLING WELL PUT INTO COMMISSION IN “GUNASHLI” FIELD

15.09.2003 [14:29]
One more highly productive drilling well has been put into operation on the platform N 19 in the “Gunashli” oil field, SOCAR said. This well allows to extracted 200 tons ...

MCDERMOTT BACKS LOCAL BUSINESS IN AZERBAIJAN

15.09.2003 [14:28]
Within June 2002- May 2003, McDermott Caspian Contractors Inc /MCCI/ has contributed about 70% of the funds required for Azerbaijan International Operating Company /AIOC/ projects to local producers and subcontractors. ...

HE VICENTE FOX QUESADAPRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES OF MEXICO

15.09.2003 [14:28]
Dear Mr. President,

I sincerely congratulate you and Mexican people on the occasion of the national holiday of the United States of Mexico - the Declaration of Independence.
I hope friendly ...

CONFERENCE ON “ELDERS EDUCATION” HELD

13.09.2003 [22:47]
Organizers of the conference held in “Crescent Beach” hotel were Milli Majlis Standing Commission on Science and Education, Baku research-educational center, National Confederation of Entrepreneurs Organizations, “Tehsil” society and young ...

OSCE HELD SEMINAR FOR WOMEN-ENTREPRENEURS

13.09.2003 [22:46]
Independent legal center with the financial support of OSCE Baku office is implementing the project “Training of Women-entrepreneurs”. A two-day seminar attended by women who want to be engaged in ...

JAPANESE DELEGATION’S VISIT TO AZERBAIJAN ENDED

13.09.2003 [22:46]
The visit of the delegation of the Japanese Parliament’s Advisers Chamber led by Chairman Shoji Motooka came to the end on September 13.
Before departure, Mr. Motooka met with the ...

PARLIAMENT NEWS

13.09.2003 [22:17]
The Milli Majlis deputy Asaf Hajiyev is to leave for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the sitting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Parliamentary Assembly Legal and Political Affairs Committee’s ...

JEYHUN MOLLAZADEH: OPPOSITION’S PREDICTIONS HAVE NOT PROVED CORRECT

13.09.2003 [21:36]
Presidential pre-election campaign in Azerbaijan is the focus of Washington. One of the related events was held in the U.S. capital’s Carnegy Center on September 12. During the debates, the ...

ASSOCIATED GAS FROM ACG FIELD TO BE GIVEN TO AZERBAIJAN

13.09.2003 [19:49]
BP, SOCAR and “Azerigas” have reached an agreement to create a single system to deliver associated gas extracted from the “Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli” field to the gas distribution system.
“We intend to ...

TURKISH PREMIER TO VISIT GEORGIA

13.09.2003 [19:49]
On September 15, deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Abdullah Gul will pay an official visit to Georgia. The guest is expected to meet with President ...

AZERBAIJANI GEOLOGISTS TO CONTINUE OIL EXPLORATION IN KAZAKH SECTOR OF CASPIAN SEA

13.09.2003 [19:49]
Azerbaijani geologists will continue oil exploration works in the Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea in 2004, SOCAR vice-president Khoshbakht Yusifzadeh said. “To this end, geophysical vessel “Gilavar, owned by ...