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SUPPLY OF NATURAL GAS TO IMPROVE IN SALYAN

23.08.2003 [15:02]
A development program is being jointly implemented by the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic and “Azerigas” Joint-Stock Company to improve natural gas supply in Salyan.
Drilling of two ...

KAZAKHSTAN SENT MILITARY ENGINEERS TO IRAQ

23.08.2003 [15:01]
A group of 14 engineers was sent to Iraq by Kazakhstan on August 19. They are militaries from “Kazbat” peacekeeping battalion.
As Defense Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Altinbayev informed, militaries ...

WB TO ALLOCATE CREDIT FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIES

23.08.2003 [14:58]
World Bank intends to allocate a long-term credit in the amount of US $3 mln for secondary school libraries of Azerbaijan.
The funds will be spent for publication of ...

ASOA DELEGATION TO ATTEND CHINESE OIL UNIVERSITY JUBILEE

23.08.2003 [14:57]
A delegation of Azerbaijan State Oil Academy /ASOA/ will leave for Pekingto partake at the celebrations on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Chinese Oil University between October ...

CENTRAL ELECTION COMMISSION REPORTS

23.08.2003 [13:27]
A regular session of the Central Election Commission (CEC) under the chair of Mazahir Panakhov was held on August 22.
Chairman of the Commission, M. Panakhov made a report on ...

"CASPIAN ECOLOGY - 2003" CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN KAZAKHSTAN

23.08.2003 [12:19]
The international conference "Caspian Ecology - 2003" has been scheduled for Aktau from 11-12 September this year. According to the press service of the Ministry of Environment of Kazakhstan, ...

GROWTH STATE BUDGET RECEIPTS

23.08.2003 [12:12]
Revenue into the state budget of Azerbaijan for January-July this year amounted to 2.738 trillion manat, which is 105.9% of the predicted target. According to the State Statistical Committee, ...

EFFICIENCY OF OLD OIL WELL

23.08.2003 [12:02]
Development of the oil field Garachuhur, situated on the Apsheron peninsular of Azerbaijan, about 15 km to the North East of Baku and being developed by Surakhanyneft started 75 ...

ISLAM IS TAUGHT IN GERMAN SCHOOLS

22.08.2003 [23:55]
According to the statistics, over 5 million Moslem children are taught today the schools of general education in Germany.
Taking into account the irreplaceable role of the inter-confessional dialogue in ...

MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR PRESIDENT ALIYEV CONTINUES AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC

22.08.2003 [22:28]
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation issued a press-release, AzerTaj’s Washington-based correspondent reports. The press-release reads:

August 22, 2003


President Heydar Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan continues to receive medical care for congestive heart failure and kidney problems at the Cleveland Clinic.

President Aliyev, who arrived at the Ohio-based medical center on Aug. 6, is resting comfortably. ...

INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS CONGRESS TO BE HELD IN ZAPOROZHYE

22.08.2003 [22:23]
A meeting of the International Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Congress of 300 businessmen from 21 countries will be held in Zaporozhye, September 16-18. According to the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists ...

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL POLL ON DRUGS HELD

22.08.2003 [22:22]
To study drugs situation in the republic, the epidemiological poll was for the first time conducted in the framework of the regional assistance program ‘Drug Control in South Caucasus’.
Head ...

NEW WATER PIPELINE LAID

22.08.2003 [22:21]
To provide residents of Shamkir region with drinking water, two artesian wells have been dug here.
The other day, the work on laying new 5 km long pipeline from Sarkhan ...

‘SHARG GAPYSY’ WITHIN YENI AZERBAIJAN’

22.08.2003 [21:36]
The old-published newspaper ‘Sharg Gapysy’ /Eastern Gateway/ is the only print highlighting social-political, economic and cultural life of blockaded Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Despite the paper quite rich in information, it ...

SEVEN EMPLOYEES OF COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRY TO STUDY IN ODESSA

22.08.2003 [21:04]
Seven telecommunications workers, who became students of Odessa Communications Academy, have gathered today for a meeting in the Ministry of Communications - they were selected out of eleven students graduated ...

HEAD OF MOSLEM CLERICAL OFFICE SENDS LETTER TO PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA

22.08.2003 [20:02]
Georgian press has published the letter by the Head of the Caucasus Moslems Clerical Office and Supreme Religious Council of Caucasus Nations sheik-ul-islam haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh to President of Georgia ...

DEPOSIT INDEMNITY TO BE PAID

22.08.2003 [19:15]
Calculation of indemnities to deposits in saving banks will increase the population’s trust in these financial institutions.
The new law “On Banks” contains exact amount of deposit indemnities: paragraphs 98.1.1 ...

18th CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL DIABETES FEDERATION DUE

22.08.2003 [19:14]
The 18th Congress of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will be held in Paris Conferences Palace, August 24-29. Over 500 reports on the latest accomplishments in diabetology are expected ...

4,776 TONS OF NARCOTIC PLANTS DESTROYED

22.08.2003 [19:14]
As a result of the operational-search actions “Hash-Hash-2003” implemented by the Barda province’s Police Department, 11 thousand 812 shrubs of narcotic plants have been detected and destroyed in the area ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

22.08.2003 [19:13]
Weighted average exchange prices made up 4916 manat for 1 US dollar in Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on August 13.
In the morning, the volume of deals closed by two ...

ANNAN URGES ISRAELIS TO STOP MILITARY ACTIONS

22.08.2003 [19:13]
The UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed concern over rising violence in the Mideast and called on Israel to stop military actions.
According to the Secretary’s statement issued in ...

AZERBAIJANI BOXER WINS SILVER

22.08.2003 [17:37]
At the European Youth Boxing Championship in Lithuania, the boxer from Azerbaijani city of Astara Nurlan Mammadov /54 kg/ defeated his rivals in four duels and reached the finals where ...

LABOR FAIR HELD IN ASTARA

22.08.2003 [17:36]
Due to ‘labor fairs’ conducted annually by the Main Employment Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population since 1997, jobless citizens are not only employed but ...

14 NEW PUMPS TO BE INSTALLED ON KUR RIVER

22.08.2003 [17:35]
Six new pumps of 1,1 cubic meters per second capacity have been installed on Kur River in Sabirabad. The number of the pumps is envisioned to reach 14 that will ...

MUTUALLY PROFITABLE CONSULTATION BETWEEN AZENERGY AND BURNS AND ROE ENTERPRISES

22.08.2003 [17:24]
A research report of the state of energetic branch of economy of Azerbaijan was prepared by the American consulting company Burns and Roe Enterprises and will be discussed at the ...