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POPULATION INVEST IN HOUSING

23.08.2003 [21:49]
The annual growth of population’s incomes in Azerbaijan allows directing more funds to tackling the problems of citizens. According to the official statistics, 70% of living quarters, put into operation ...

GEORGIAN INTERIOR MINISTRY BOOSTS ITS BTC SECURITY EFFORTS

23.08.2003 [21:48]
As AzerTAj’s Tbilisi-based correspondent reports, the Interior Ministry of Georgia has prepared the special program aimed at protection of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export pipeline. Interior Minister Koba Narchemashvili has stated that ...

TRANSAZERBAIJANI PTL ASTARA-ASTARA IN OPERATION

23.08.2003 [21:47]
Testing of intersystem TransAzerbaijani Power Transmission Line (PTL) Astara (Azerbaijan) – Astara (Iran) is approaching the end.
According to the “Azerenergy” senior engineer Marlen Askerov, on August 21, in order ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

23.08.2003 [20:33]
Weighted average exchange prices made up 4915 manat for 1 US dollar in Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on August 22.
In the morning, the volume of deals closed by two ...

WHY THE WHOLE FAMILY LEFT ‘POPULAR FRONT OF AZERBAIJAN’ PARTY

23.08.2003 [20:33]
The following is how Eldaniz Jabrailiv and his family living in Agdash region of Azerbaijan have explained their decision to the AzerTaj correspondent: ‘at that time, we, just like many ...

GROWTH MADE UP FOUR HUNDREDS HEAD

23.08.2003 [19:35]
Particular attention is paid, of late, to development cattle breeding in Zakatala province of Azerbaijan. The volume of production and has considerably increased in the live farmings, the number of ...

HARD TIMES OF OUR HISTORY COMMEMORATED IN MINGACHEVIR

23.08.2003 [19:34]
A meeting dedicated to the 10th anniversary of occupation of the Azerbaijani cities of Agdam, Fizuli and Jabrail by Armenian armed forces. Memory of shahids was honored with a minute ...

FOR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS PREVENTION

23.08.2003 [19:34]
General-Major Ramiz Zeynalov, Chief of the Interior Ministry’s State Traffic Police Department told AzerTaj serious measure are now being undertaken to suppress increase in the number of traffic accidents in ...

DEATH TO BE COMMUTED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN KAZAKHSTAN

23.08.2003 [19:33]
Kazakhstan plans to commute death penalty to life imprisonment beginning from January 1, 2004. The country’s Justice Minister Onalsyn Zhumbayev announced at the Government sitting the relevant draft law had ...

ALL 16 BECOME STODENTS

23.08.2003 [19:33]
All sixteen graduates of 11 ‘A’ form of Mingachevir secondary school No 15 entered with high pass marks the Higher Educational Establishments of the country, including 8 admitted to the ...

LARGE DRILL SHIP TO HEAD FOR NEW PRODUCTION SECTOR

23.08.2003 [19:32]
Neftchala repairers have finished reconstruction of the drill ship, which then is expected to head for the Kur river delta far ahead of schedule. In the first place, the ship ...

NEW SCHOOL BUILDING TO BE FINISHED BY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

23.08.2003 [19:32]
Additional building for secondary school No 6 in Mingachevir is being built at the expense of the internal financial resources of the city’s Executive Power that will permit to resolve ...

MEETING IN THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

23.08.2003 [18:29]
First Vice-president of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), Minister of Youth, Sport and Tourism received a delegation of the European Judo Federation led by its President Marias Viser.
Greeting the ...

REASON OF POWER SWITCH OFF IN USA AND CANADA

23.08.2003 [17:49]
Washington-based correspondent of AzerTAj reports, according to the information of the American Electric Power (AEP), immediately before the mass power switch off, a heavy-duty was observed at a number of ...

AUSTRIAN AIRLINES OPEN REPRESENTATION IN BAKU

23.08.2003 [17:48]
The Austrian Airlines Company opens its representation in Baku, official presentation of which is to be held on August 26. On August 21, this air company has already fulfilled its ...

AZERBAIJANI CHESS PLAYERS TAKE PART IN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

23.08.2003 [17:48]
Six chess players of Azerbaijan are taking part in the 13th international chess festival held in the United Arab Emirates. He tournament is held according to the Swiss system and ...

INTERNATIONAL BUS ROUTES INCREASING

23.08.2003 [17:48]
Bus communication connects the capital of Azerbaijan with close foreign countries. Thousands of bus passengers start for the Russian Federation, Georgia, Iran and Turkey every day.
Currently, busses from Baku ...

BAKU AIR CONDITIONERS WITH JAPANESE COMPRESSORS

23.08.2003 [17:47]
Basing on the deal made between the Baku Air Conditioner joint stock company and the Japanese Hitachi Company, 500 compressors have been supplied to Baku. These compressors give a chance ...

AMBASSADOR MAMMAD ALIYEV ACCUSES OPPOSITION WITH RELASE OF FALSE INFORMATION

23.08.2003 [17:47]
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan in Anakara Mammad Aliyev gave interview to Ankara0based correspondent of AzerTAj:

Q: Pre-electoral campaign has started in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani citizens studying in Turkey, citizens ...

‘AZERGASSAZLAMA’ JOINT STOCK COMPANY TURNS 30

23.08.2003 [15:06]
This company, founded in 70s of the last century as a self-supporting enterprise, and taking an important place in gas branch of the economy of Azerbaijan has passed a ...

BALAKAN BEEKEEPERS KEEP THEIR BYGONE FAME

23.08.2003 [15:05]
Balakan is one of the regions, characterized by traditions of beekeeping. The number of beehives, grew in the region, reached 4300, executive authorities of Balaka reports. A Balakan beekeeper ...

HOUSING CONDITIONS OF KARABAKH DISABLED VETERANS IMPROVED

23.08.2003 [15:05]
A Disabled veteran of Karabakh war Jamal Hasanov, from the Diza village of the Julfa region got a new apartment. Participants of the ceremony on this occasion expressed their gratitude ...

TURKSOY EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR INTERNATIONAL AWARD

23.08.2003 [15:04]
General Directorate of TURKSOY decided to extend the deadline for documents admission till November 1 for TURKSOY International Award in culture and arts, to be given in 2003.
Original works, ...

LEGAL PROTECTION OF PLANTS PROVIDES COPYRIGHT PROTECTION

23.08.2003 [15:03]
The issues of adoption of the plan of legislative work of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) commission for agrarian policy and Agreement “On legal protection of kinds of plants” were discussed ...

734-VOLUME REFERENCE BOOK OF LEOPOLD GMELI WAS PRESENTED TO NAS CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY

23.08.2003 [15:03]
A 734-volume reference book of the German Research Society Leopold Gmelin was presented to the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Azerbaijan.
As AzerTAj correspondent ...