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NATIONAL DAY OF INDIA CELEBRATED IN BAKU

16.08.2003 [22:31]
On August 15, the Embassy of India gave an official reception in the Europe Hotel on occasion of the national day of that country - The Independence Day.
The ceremony ...

AZERBAIJANI EQUESTRIAN SPORTSMAN REACHED FINAL

16.08.2003 [22:31]
An important international tournament of ‘A’ category on equestrian sport is held in Holland. According to the rating, these contests take the fourth place in the world and second in ...

ANOTHER FOUNTAIN DECORATED SUMGAIT

16.08.2003 [22:30]
On August 16, in the day of start of the electoral campaign of the President of Azerbaijan Republic, solemn opening of the fountain was held in the center of ...

GEORGIA JOINS THE INITIATIVE OF EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY TRANSPARENCY

16.08.2003 [19:54]
People of Georgia should firmly believe that putting into life of the energy corridor East-West is very beneficial for our country, stated the head of Georgian state Eduard Shevarnadze at ...

PERSONNEL CONTEST TO BE HELD

16.08.2003 [19:41]
Ministry of Communication announced contest of postal workers, accountants-economists under 40 having secondary and higher education in order to select 10 literate and experienced employees to work in post ...

SOCIAL SECURITY FUND’S PLAN OVERFULFILLED

16.08.2003 [19:41]
The Tovuz regional department of the State Social Security Fund of Azerbaijan collected 2 bln 269 mln 600 thousand manats during 7 months of the current year, exceeding last ...

IDPs TO MOVE TO NEW HOUSES

16.08.2003 [19:06]
By the direct Presidential instructions, the settlements, built under a special project for the Karabakh IDPs in the Bilasuvar province of Azerbaijan, are accommodated for the inmates. Each room is ...

TANKER “PROFESSOR AZIZ ALIYEV” AT FLEET’S DISPOSAL

16.08.2003 [19:05]
On August 14, the admission commission of the Caspian Shipping Company has received the tanker “Professor Aziz Aliyev”, produced at the plant “Krasnoye Sormovo” in Nijniy Novgorod, Russia, the price ...

JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION REGISTERED IN TASHKENT

16.08.2003 [19:05]
Fifty foreign journalists, accredited in the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan, have established the Association of Foreign journalists in Tashkent. At the constituent conference, Itar-Tass Uzbekistan-based correspondent Velor Niyazmotov has been ...

ARCHEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN NAKHCHIVAN AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC

16.08.2003 [18:47]
The Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan is holding field research works in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
The “Sharur” expedition chief, candidate of ...

OUTFLOW OF SALT WATER TO THE SEA

16.08.2003 [18:46]
An outflow of salty water from the territory of the settlement of Parchakhalaj of Salyan region to the sea has been provided.
It is the result of Presidential assignment on ...

MILLI MAJLIS MEMBERS ARE BACK

16.08.2003 [18:46]
Milli Majlis (Parliament) members, members of the Presidium of South-Caucasian parliamentary initiative group Gular Akhmedova and Agabey Asgarov took part in the session of this organization recently held in Riga ...

62 KG COCAINE CONFISCATED

16.08.2003 [17:36]
Customs department officers of a French city of Ren revealed 62.7 kg of cocaine in the vehicle refrigerator belonging to Spain and transporting vegetables to Great Britain.
In the course ...

FILM ‘OJAG VURGUNA’ SHOT

16.08.2003 [17:35]
Creative association ‘Azerbaijantelefilm’ commenced to shoot the film ‘Ojag Vurguna’ dedicated to the people’s poet Samad Vurgun.
Main subject of the film, directed by Alakbar Kazimovsky, is remembrances of ...

SPRINTER TOURNAMENT AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

16.08.2003 [17:34]
A sprinter tournament “Golden Telecom Cup”, held according to the Olympic system, started on August 16 at the World Championship of intellectual game What? Where? When? According to the ...

PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION IS GETTING READY FOR AUTUMN SESSION

16.08.2003 [17:33]
Members of the permanent commission of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) for natural resources, energy and ecology is working actively with voters during the period of summer vocation.
Chairperson of the ...

‘PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS –2003’ MOVEMENT SUMMED UP RESULTS OF POLL

16.08.2003 [16:29]
Press conference of the agitation group of youth movement ‘Presidential elections–2003’, informing on results of the poll among residents of the capital was held in ‘Khalg’ press-club, on August 15. ...

HE MRS. MEGAVATI SUKARNOPUTRIPRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

16.08.2003 [15:34]
Dear President,
I congratulate most cordially you and your people on the national day of the Republic of Indonesia – The Independence Day.
I am sure that friendly and cooperative ...

CENTRAL ELECTION COMMISSION REPORTS

16.08.2003 [15:29]
A regular session of the Central Election Commission (CEC) under the chair of Mazahir Panakhov was held on August 15.
Secretary of the CEC, Vidady Makhmudov announced the issues of ...

RESULTS OF EXTRA ENTRANCE TO HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND SPECIAL SECONDARY ESTABLISHMENTS ANNOUNCED

16.08.2003 [14:18]
The results of extra placement to vacant seats to higher educational establishments were published in the 8th issue of the Abiturient (School leaver) magazine, and results of placement to special ...

PRIME MINISTERILHAM ALIYEV

16.08.2003 [14:18]
Dear Prime Minister Aliyev,

On behalf of the Nobel Family, please accept my sincere congratulations and best wishes for your recent election to Prime Minister of Azerbaijan. I believe this will ...

H.E. MR. ILHAM ALIYEV PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

16.08.2003 [14:17]
Excellency,
On behalf of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and myself, it’s my special pleasure to extend sincere congratulations for your appointment as the Prime Minister of ...

H.E. MR. ILHAM ALIYEV PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

16.08.2003 [14:16]
Excellency,
On behalf of the Government and people of Thailand I have the honor to extend to Your Excellency my warmest congratulations and best wishes on your appointment as Prime ...

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation issued a press-release on August 15, AzerTAj’s Washington-based correspondent reports. The press-release reads:

PRESIDENT ALIYEV CONTINUES TO RECEIVE CARE AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC

16.08.2003 [04:55]
August 15, 2003

The Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, lost electrical power at approximately 4:20 p.m. EST Aug 14, during the blackout that affected the northeastern portion of the ...

PRESIDENT HEYDAR ALIYEV’S HEALTH IMPROVES DAY BY DAY

15.08.2003 [18:03]
Prime-Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev gave an interview to ‘Associated Press’ reporter on August 15. Responding to the question about health situation of Azerbaijan President Heydar Aliyev ...