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WORLD BANK MISSION VISIT TO BAKU

26.09.2003 [14:48]
The World Bank mission on Caspian Environment Program led by Ms. Amy Evans is visiting Azerbaijan during 23-28 September 2003. According to the press service of the World Bank, the ...

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BANKING SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT IS TO BE HELD IN BAKU

26.09.2003 [14:48]
The first international conference “Development of banking system of Azerbaijan” is to be held between November 12 and 14 in Baku. Announcing about it at the news conference in the ...

DRUG AND ILLEGAL NARCOTIC TRAFFICKING CONTROL

26.09.2003 [14:47]
According to the information of the State drug and narcotic trafficking control commission, during eight months of 2003, 1518 facts of crimed connected with narcotics have been registered in Azerbaijan, ...

€4,5 MILLION HAVE BEEN ALLOCATED FOR SOUTH CAUCASIAN COUNTRIES

26.09.2003 [14:47]
Some €4,5 million have already been spent by the European Union in the region within the framework of the South Caucasian Narcotic Control Program (SCAD III).
A special envoy of ...

NEW GAS COMPRESSOR STATION TO BE COMMISSIONED INTO EXPLOITATION

26.09.2003 [14:42]

The gas pipeline Garadag - Severnaya Power Station will be commissioned into exploitation on 10 October. This information was passed onto journalists by the CEO of Azerigas Alikhan ...

BP STARTS ENGINEERING PLANNING OF NEW EXPLORATORY WELL

26.09.2003 [14:42]
Specialists of bp have started engineering planning of a new exploratory well that will be drilled on the perspective structure Inam. This was disclosed to journalists by the president of ...

VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC CONCERT

26.09.2003 [14:06]
Concert of vocal and instrumental music with the participation of students - holders of master’s degree of the Baku Music Academy was held at German-Azerbaijani Cultural Center Kapelhouse on September ...

FAILED TO SMUGGLE CIGARETTES FROM IRAN TO AZERBAIJAN

26.09.2003 [14:06]
As AzerTAj was informed in the press service of the State Customs Committee, during the check at the Astara customs point, 1300 boxes of foreign cigarettes of various trademarks were ...

TESTS FOR CORRECT EVALUATION OF KNOWLEDGE PUBLISHED

26.09.2003 [14:05]
As AzerTAj correspondent was informed by the Chairperson of the State Students Admission Commission Maleyka Abbaszadeh, new tests on all subjects for correct evaluation of schoolchildren’s knowledge (V-XI forms) of ...

SOLDIER'S DORMITORY PUT INTO COMMISSION

26.09.2003 [14:04]
Opening of a soldier dormitory after the thorough repairs was held in the N military unit of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Speakers at the ceremony ...

VOLUME OF CARGO-HANDLING OPERATIONS INCREASED BY15.1%

26.09.2003 [14:03]
The volume of cargo-handling operations, implemented in the Baku international seaport and by other enterprises dealing with the same works, comes to 6.6 million tons.
As AzerTAj correspondent was informed ...

EU-AZERBAIJAN COOPERATION COUNCIL TO BE HELD IN BRUSSELS

26.09.2003 [13:23]


A regular 5th sitting of the European Union-Azerbaijani Cooperation Council is to be held on September 29 in Brussels.
Development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union (EU), the ...

POWER PRODUCTION RECORD IN AZERBAIJAN

26.09.2003 [13:23]
Electric power production in Azerbaijan will reach unprecedented level of 21 billion kwt/hr this year. According to President of Azerenergy joint stock company Etibar Pirverdiyev, 18,6 kwt/hr of electric power ...

SESSION OF INTERIOR MINISTERS ROUNDED

26.09.2003 [13:23]
The next session of the CIS Council of Minister of Interior rounded its work in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The delegation of Azerbaijan was headed by Deputy Minister of Interior Zahid Dunyamaliyev. ...

V.KALUZHNY: CONVENTION ON CASPIAN LEGAL STATUS MAY BE ADOPTED NEXT YEAR

25.09.2003 [23:20]
Russian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Victor Kaluzhny stated that Convention on Caspian legal status might be adopted in 2004 after solution of all disputable issues, ITAR TASS reports.
Victor ...

PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV ARRIVED IN CLEVELEND

25.09.2003 [23:19]
Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev arrived in the city of Cleveland, US, on 25 September, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
...

TARIFFS FOR ELECTRIC POWER, GAS ANS WATER TO BE INCREASED IN ARMENIA

25.09.2003 [23:19]
Prime Minster of Armenia Andranik Markaryan stated that since January 1, 2004, tariffs for electric power, gas and water would be increased in Armenia, AzerTAj informs referring to RIA ...

“ BAKU STEEL COMPANY” AT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

25.09.2003 [23:18]
XI Azerbaijan International Construction exhibition is going on.
“ Baku Steel Company” also takes part at the exhibition. Deputy head of the enterprise Ogtay Rafiyev told AzerTAj correspondent that the ...

AZERBAIJANI GYMNAST GAINED LICENSE TO OLYMPIC

25.09.2003 [23:10]
According to the information received from Budapest, Hungary, Azerbaijani gymnast Dinara Gimatova has gained license to participate at the coming Olympic to be held in Athens. She won at the ...

AT CABINET OF MINISTERS

25.09.2003 [23:10]
On 25 September, Vice Premier of Azerbaijan Republic Abbas Abbasov received delegation of the Russian Federal Assembly headed by first deputy of the Committee on work with CIS countries Konstantin ...

RUSSIA PROPOSE NEW PROJECT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF BILATERAL RELATIONS

25.09.2003 [23:09]
On 25 September, Chairman of the Milli Mjalis Murtuz Alaskarov received delegation of the Russian federal Assembly visiting Baku to take part at the second session of the Azerbaijan-Russia Inter-parliamentary ...

RUSSIAN FEDERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS MET WITH CHAIRMAN OF CEC OF AZERBAIJAN

25.09.2003 [23:04]
On 25 September, members of the delegation of the Russian Federal Assembly met with the chairman of the Central Electoral Commission of Azerbaijan Mazahir Panahov.
Greeting the guests, Chairman of ...

AT CENTRAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION

25.09.2003 [21:20]
On 24 September, Central Electoral Commission held a sitting presided by Mazahir Panahov. Member of the CEC Asaf Aliyev proposed to send customs inquiry for presenting information on the producer, ...

500 OSCE AND CE OBSERVERS TO WATCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN AZERBAIJAN

25.09.2003 [21:19]
On 25 September, Speaker of Azerbaijan Parliament Murtuz Alaskarov received delegation of the OCSE Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), led by Peter Ayker. Greeting the guests, Murtuz ...

MOLDOVA NOT TO LEAVE CIS

25.09.2003 [20:30]
Commenting the statement of Moldova President Vladimir Voronin he made last week, the Prime Minister of Moldova Vasile Tarlev said that Moldova does not plan to leave the Commonwealth.
As ...