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AZERBAIJAN'S RAMEXIM ACQUIRES 10% STAKE IN ATESHGYAKH

27.09.2003 [17:59]
The shareholders of the Azerbaijani-Russian insurance company Ateshgyakh have approved the deal to sell a 10% stake to Azerbaijan's RamExim company for 450 million manats, the company has told ...

SECOND ADVANCE BORE AT SHAKHDENIZ

27.09.2003 [16:13]
The BP Company, operator of the gas condensation fields of Shakhdeniz, started drilling of the second advance bore within the framework of the advance-drilling program of Phase 1. The ...

UZBEKISTAN TO JOIN “ SHAHDENIZ” PROJECT

27.09.2003 [16:13]
Official visit of Uzbek President Islam Karimov to Georgia is planned on early October, AzerTAj correspondent for Georgia reports.
According to the International Oil Company of Georgia /IOCC/, in ...

WINNERS OF FIRST NATIONAL TOURISM FILMS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED

27.09.2003 [16:12]
Closing ceremony of the first national tourism film festival was held on September 26.
In his opening speech, Minister of Youth, Sports and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev stated that festival was ...

COMBAT AGAINST SMUGGLING INTENSIFYING

27.09.2003 [16:12]
6 automobiles of “Niva-2121” mark and special equipment were allocated to Azerbaijan State Customs Committee for further improvement of the work in the customs check points, supplying with relevant technical ...

RELATIONS BETWEEN AZERBAIJAN-US HIGHLY DEVELOPING

27.09.2003 [16:11]
On September 26, Chairman of Milli Majlis Murtuz Alasgarov met with the newly appointed Ambassador of US to Azerbaijan Reno Harnish.
Having congratulated on his appointment, Mr. Alasgarov stated that ...

TO SECOND WOMEN CONGRESS

27.09.2003 [16:07]
Dear participants of the congress,
I congratulate you most cordially on the opening of the 2nd Women Congress of the independent Republic of Azerbaijan.
The role of women has ...

VIOLATION OF LAW AND ORDER IN THE COUNTRY WOULD NOT BE ALLOWED

27.09.2003 [16:04]
A wide-format session of the colleague dedicated to observance of the law during investigation of criminal cases, the work on termination of reasons and factor of citizen complaints, the state ...

DELEGATION OF CAUCASUS MUSLIMS CLERICAL OFFICE TOOK PART IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

27.09.2003 [16:04]
A regular conference of the international organization “Invitation to Islam” was held in the capital of Libya, Tripoli. Azerbaijan was represented at this prestigious forum by the First Deputy Chairman ...

TECHNOLOGY OF INFORMING WORLD COMMUNITY ABOUT REALTIES ABOUT AZERBAIJAN IS TO BE IMPROVED

27.09.2003 [16:03]
A Round Table “Breach of information blockade. Last decade» was held on September 26 in the human rights institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan.
Opening the session ...

WORLD TOURISM DAY MARKED AT THE FIRST REPUBLIC TOURIST EXHIBITION

27.09.2003 [15:52]
World Tourism Day was marked at the Grand hotel ‘Europe’ at the opening ceremony of Republican tourist exhibition. At the exposition are presented tourist complexes, hotels, camping of all the ...

UNOFFICIAL MATCH BETWEEN TEYMUR RAJABOV AND ANATOLIY KARPOV DUE IN BAKU

27.09.2003 [15:51]
On 29 September at the ‘Khazar’ University will be held an unofficial match between the youngest gross master of world, finalist of the World Cup Teymur Rajabov and 12th Champion ...

JUBILEE OF ARIF MELIKOV MARKED

27.09.2003 [15:50]
Meeting dedicated to the 70th jubilee the People’s Artist of USSR, Laureate of the State Premium, correspondent member of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, composer Arif Melikov was ...

CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS IN SUMGAIT AT FULL CAPACITY

27.09.2003 [15:50]
Construction of roads is at full capacity in one of the distant blocks N48 in Sumgait. More than 9 thousand inhabitants live in this block which was built in early ...

LEVEL OF TEACHING OF ENGLISH IN THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF AZERBAIJAN WILL BE RAISED

27.09.2003 [15:50]
As minister of education Misir Mardanov informed AzerTAj correspondent, with the purpose to raise the level of teaching English in the secondary schools of Azerbaijan in the nearest time 30 ...

CONFERENCE “PREPARATION OF CURRICULUM AND EVALUATION OF SCHOOLCHILDREN: ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROBLEMS”

27.09.2003 [15:49]
On September 26 Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic together with the group of technical assistance of “CITOqroup ” company and executive group of the project held in the ...

NEXT MEETING OF FOREIGN MINISTERS DUE IN PARIS

27.09.2003 [15:16]
Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia will meet on 2 October in Paris, foreign ministry official told AzerTAj correspondent.
Co-chairs of the OCSE Minsk Group are also expected to join ...

EC APPROVES PROPOSALS OF GERMANY ON INTRODUCTION OF NEW TYPE OF VISA

27.09.2003 [15:15]
European Commission, conducting in Brussels its first after summer holidays session, discussed and approved the proposals of federal government of Germany on realization by the citizens of the European Union ...

JEWISH HOLIDAY MARKED IN AZERBAIJAN

27.09.2003 [14:57]
Jewish New Year – Rosh Hashanah was marked at the Baku synagogue on 26 September. Holiday blessings were held on the occasion of this day.
Speaking was the head of ...

CHIARMEN OF PARLIAMENT TO MEET IN MOSCOW

27.09.2003 [14:56]
Next meeting of the ‘Caucasus Four’ – Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia will be held in Moscow on 29-30 September.
At the meeting, discussed will be a number of issues, ...

UZBEKISTAN, NATO: LINKS EXPANDING

27.09.2003 [14:55]
Secretary General of NATO George Robertson is paying a visit to Tashkent. In the course of his meeting with president of Uzbekistan, the parties stated that efficient cooperation between Uzbekistan ...

OIL MACHINE-BUILDING INDUSTRY IN FOCUS

27.09.2003 [14:55]
On 26 September, minister of economic development Farhad Aliyev met with the visiting delegation of Japan led by president of the Organization of development of foreign trade Mr. Khirosi Tsukamoto. ...

DELEGATION OF AZERBAIJAN TO TAKE PART AT UNESCO GENERAL CONFERENCE

27.09.2003 [14:54]
32nd session of the UNESCO General Conference is due from 29 October to 17 October in Paris, embassy of Azerbaijan to France reported. The session will be attended by 3000 ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

27.09.2003 [14:42]
Weighted average exchange prices made up 4910,63 manat for 1 US dollar in Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on September 26.
In the morning, the volume of deals closed by two ...

SEMPRA OIL TRADING WINS TENDER OF OIL EXPORTED VIA NOVOROSSIISK

27.09.2003 [11:49]
The American company Sempra Oil Trading has won the tender to buy the remaining 140 thousand tonnes of the October consignment of SOCAR oil exported along the Baku-Novorossiisk route. ...