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WB BOLSTERS PENSION REFORMS IN AZERBAIJAN

22.07.2003 [17:00]
World Bank renders assistance to modernize pension system of Azerbaijan.
According to the WB office in Azerbaijan, WB has already allocated relevant grants to support pension sector in Azerbaijan. ...

UNESCO: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIN TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPING

22.07.2003 [17:00]
Summit entitled “Information society”, which gathered 142 representatives from 127 countries, took place at the UNESCO office in Paris. Azerbaijan was represented by rector of the Technical University, professor ...

PRESIDENT OF THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPTHIS EXCELLENCYMR. MUHAMMAD HOSNI MUBARAK

22.07.2003 [16:59]
Dear Mr. President,
I extend my cordial felicitations to You and Your people on the occasion of national holiday of the Arab Republic of Egypt – Day of Revolution. ...

ENERGY TURNOVER BETWEEN AZERBAIJAN AND IRAN EXCEEDED 3 BLN KWH

22.07.2003 [13:39]
Energy turnover, implemented since 1991 between Azerbaijan and Iran, exceeded 3 billon kWh.
As AzerTAj correspondent was informed in the press service of “Azerenerji” SC, 90% of this energy is ...

CALL TARIFFS TO BECOME REDUCED

22.07.2003 [13:39]
As press-service of the Ministry of Communications informed, in order to regulate capacity of the speech paths with the tariffs of the long-distance automatic phone (excluding coin telephones) calls, the ...

GEORGIAN WOMEN VISITED BAKU CHILD SOS VILLAGE

22.07.2003 [13:39]
All necessary conditions are created at the Baku child village SOS for children.
As AzerTAj was informed in the village, they cooperate with the relevant structures of other countries. Georgian ...

MILITARY EXERCISES HELD SUCCESSFULLY

22.07.2003 [13:38]
As AzerTAj correspondent informs, ceremony of closure of multinational command-staff peacemaking exercises with the involvement of “Peace Shield-2003” troops was held in the Yavorivskiy ground of Western operative command of ...

EUROPEAN GRASS HOCKEY FEDERATION EC’S SITTING HELD IN BAKU

22.07.2003 [13:38]
EGHF president Alain Danet stated that Azerbaijan organized executive committee’s sitting of the European Grass Hockey Federation /EGHF/ at a high level. According to him, the sitting of the Executive ...

BRITISH GOVERNMENT HELPS AZERBAIJANI SPECIALISTS TO PROCEED MASTER’S DEGREE IN UK

22.07.2003 [13:38]
Annually few Azerbaijani specialists get master’s degree within the scope of the program “Chevening Scholarships”, financed by the government of Great Britain.
According to the “British Council”, Elmir Ismayilov, Rashad ...

LAUREATES OF STATE PRIZE IN TRANSLATION IN UKRAINE PROMULGATED

22.07.2003 [13:37]
State Laureates in translation after M.T Rilskiy have been promulgated in Ukraine. The prize has been bestowed upon Valentine Zipko for translation of the fairy tales, proverbs etc. of ...

BUNDESTAG DELEGATION VISITING IDP’s ENCAMPMENTS

22.07.2003 [13:37]
On July 20, delegation of the Economic Cooperation and Development Committee of Bundestag visited the IDPs encampment “Shahriyar” in Sabirabad province of Azerbaijan.
The guests were updated with the plight ...

KAZAKHSTAN TO JOIN BTC MEP BEFORE 2009

22.07.2003 [12:32]
In connection with the program of development of natural resources in Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea, this country must have new export pipeline until 2009. Minister of Energy ...

‘EXXON’ AZERBAIJAN CONTINUES CHARITY ACTIVITY

22.07.2003 [12:32]
Thanks to financial assistance of Exxon-Azerbaijan Operation Company, the book “Oil: from exploring to consumption” was published.
The most important operations and processes of oil and gas business are ...

GERMAN SPECIALISTS ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO VISIT BAKU

22.07.2003 [12:31]
President of Rector Confederation of German higher institutions (RCGHI), Professor Clause Langfrid informed in his letter to the embassy of Azerbaijan in Germany that he would send a delegation of ...

EU CABINET OF MINISTERS SESSION HELD

22.07.2003 [12:31]
First session, presided by Italy, of the Council of Ministers of foreign affairs of the European Union commences on 21 July.
On tradition, it commenced with debates on program ...

REVENUES OF THE STATE OIL FUND OF AZERBAIJAN FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2003 AMOUNTED 1142.8, WHILE EXPENSES - 687.5 BILLION MANATS

22.07.2003 [12:27]
As AzerTAj was informed from the State Oil Fund of the Azerbaijan Republic, the revenue for first half year amounted 1142.8, while expenses - 687.5 billion manats.
For the last ...

TO WORKERS OF PRESS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

22.07.2003 [11:22]
Dear workers of the press,
I congratulate you cordially on the remarkable holiday – Day of National Press and extend my best wishes to you all.
The press of Azerbaijan ...

UN’S NEW AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS

22.07.2003 [11:17]
The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) jointly with the specialists of Azerbaijan Republic are successfully introducing new projects in numerous different branches of agriculture.
According to the official representative ...

BALANCE REVENUES OF THE INTERNATIONAL BANK OF AZERBAIJAN INCREASED BY 75 PERCENT

22.07.2003 [11:17]
The joint stock commercial bank “International Bank of Azerbaijan” has increased its balance revenues during January-June of 2003 by 75 percent compared to the same period of the last year. ...