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NINE PERCENT GDP GROWTH IN 2004

25.09.2003 [15:43]
According to the Chairman of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) standing commission for economic policy Sattar Safarov, GDP growth has been forecast at the level of 9 percent in 2004. It ...

CIS RAILWAY COUNCIL TO MEET

25.09.2003 [15:43]
A delegation of the State Railway Board of Azerbaijan is to take part in the 36th session of the CIS and Baltic countries Council of Railway Boards to be held ...

MODEL LAW ON HEALTH CARE TO BE DEVELOPED ON THE CIS SPACE

25.09.2003 [15:24]
Adoption of the model law is of great importance for mutual solution of health problems in the CIS member-countries. Member of the Milli Majlis Permanent commission on Social Policy Vasadat ...

“WORLD NEEDS PEACE”

25.09.2003 [15:24]
Azerbaijani State Museum of Art and Artists’ Union have organized the exhibition “World Needs Peace”, where along with the works by such outstanding painters as Sattar Bahlulzadeh, Tair Salakhov, Togrul ...

FREE TEXTBOOKS TO BE COMPLETELY DISTRIBUTED AMONG PUPILS UNTIL LATE SEPTEMBER

25.09.2003 [15:20]
Minister of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic Misir Mardanov stated the process of free textbooks distribution among the 5th form pupils in secondary schools of the Republic as well as ...

EXHIBITION OF REFERENCE BOOK ON CHEMISTRY BY LEOPOLD GMELIN

25.09.2003 [15:19]
An exhibition of 734-volume “Reference Book on Chemistry” by Leopold Gmelin was organized in the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, September 23.
The book ...

ROAD AND BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTED IN GARAGASANLI

25.09.2003 [15:19]
Chairman of Garagasanli village Municipality of Agstafa region of Azerbaijan Muhammad Isgandarov informed AzerTAj correspondent that at the expense of the internal reserves the road passing along the river, and ...

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “TOURISM OPPORTUNITIES IN OBSEC REGION” COMMENCED IN BAKU

25.09.2003 [15:00]
International conference “Turism Opportunities in OBSEC (Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation)” started its work at the International Pres Center on September 25. Representatives of the OBSEC member states tourism ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

25.09.2003 [14:38]
Weighted average exchange prices made up 4912 manat for 1 US dollar in Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on September 24.
In the morning, the volume of deals closed by two ...

SPEECH OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV AT THE 58TH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

25.09.2003 [14:05]
ILHAM ALIYEV, Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, said that the events surrounding Iraq had revealed weaknesses in the international security system. They had made it clear that existing United Nations mechanisms ...

WORKING VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV TO NEW YORK

MEETING OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV WITH ADMINISTRATOR OF THE UN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MARC MALLOCK BROWN

25.09.2003 [14:00]
Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, paying a working visit to New York to participate in the debates of the 58th session of the UN General Assembly, ...

WORKING VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV TO NEW YORK

MEETING OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV WITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA LEE CHAOSIN

25.09.2003 [13:50]
On the same day, Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Lee Chaosin.
At the meeting, ...

WORKING VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV TO NEW YORK

MEETING OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV WITH PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN PARVIZ MUSHARRAF

25.09.2003 [13:40]
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev took part in the official reception given by President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Parviz Musharraf in honor of the heads of delegations ...

WORKING VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV TO NEW YORK

MEETING OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV WITH PRIME MINISTER OF KUWAIT SHEIKH SABAH AL-CABIR AS-SABAH

25.09.2003 [13:30]
Later on the same day, Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Prime Minister of Kuwait sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Cabir as-Sabah. The heads of the governments spoke of the ...

WORKING VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV TO NEW YORK

MEETING OF PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV WITH PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN MRS. YORIKO KAVAGUTI

25.09.2003 [13:20]
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Prime Minister of Japan Mrs. Yoriko Kavaguti. During the conversation, the parties expressed their views on issues of the two countries’ interests. ...

GAS SUPPLY AVAILABLE IN 49 DISTRICTS OF AZERBAIJAN

25.09.2003 [10:38]
As at today gas supply is available in 49 districts of Azerbaijan, which is about 75-85% of the total territory of the country. This was disclosed to journalists by the ...

AZERNEFTYAG OIL REFINERY CARRYING OUT REPAIRS ON SEVERAL OBJECTS

25.09.2003 [10:38]
Major repairs on ELOUAVT-6 (atmospheric and vacuum distillation unit for cleaning oil from mechanical dirt) at Azerneftyag oil refinery will be completed before 1 December this year. According to SOCAR ...

ILLEGAL BROADCASTING OF NTV PROHIBITED

24.09.2003 [23:29]
In conduction of monitoring of the radio and TV programs broadcasted in the Republic’s territory, it was revealed that the Russian NTV channel was illegally televised in the Nagorno Karabakh ...

AZERBAIJANI FRONTIERS RETURNED HOME FROM POLAND

24.09.2003 [23:29]
OSCE Bureau of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) within the project for assistance to State Frontier Service of Azerbaijan Republic conducted courses at the Frontier Service Training Center in ...

95TH ANNIVERSARY OF ACADEMICIAN MURTUZ NAGIYEV MARKED

24.09.2003 [23:27]
A meeting, dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the world-famous Azerbaijani chemist, academician, Hero of Socialist Labor Murtuza Nagiyev was held at the Institute of oil-chemical processes of the National ...

CM DISCUSSED BUDGET FOR 2004 AND ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR 3 YEARS

24.09.2003 [23:26]
The budget of Azerbaijan Republic for 2004 and drafts state budget and oversight budget for next 3 years, conception of the socio-political development, forecasted indexes for 2004 and for next ...

SECRETARY ON FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE STATE SECRETARIAT OF VATICAN VISITED STATE COMMITTEE ON WORK WITH RELIGIOUS STRUCTURES

24.09.2003 [23:22]
Secretary on foreign relations of the State Secretariat of Vatican Jean-Louis Tauran and other officials visited the Azerbaijan State Committee on work with religious structures.

Chairman of the State Committee Rafig ...

MEMO ON ‘IMPROVEMENT OF TEACHERS’ (INSETT) PROJECT SIGNED

24.09.2003 [22:43]
A ceremony of signing of the Memorandum on ‘Improvement of Teachers’ (INSETT) Project between the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan and British Council of Great Britain was held at the ...

ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TO ALLOCATE $410 MILLION CREDIT TO TAJIKISTAN

24.09.2003 [20:51]
Within the crediting program, Prime Minister of Tajikistan Akil Akilov and ADB head Andrian Rotenberg signed a “Memorandum of Mutual Understanding”. The document says that $410 million credit will be ...

NO PROBLEMS WITH SOCAR’S SHARE FINANCING IN “SHAHDENIZ” PROJECT

24.09.2003 [20:51]
According to SOCAR president Natig Aliyev, the Company has no problems with financing its share in the project “Phase-1” developing “Shahdeniz” field.
He stated that the European Bank for Reconstruction ...