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WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL ASSISTANCE AND PENSION REFORMS TO BE HELD

29.07.2003 [12:23]
The European Union Commission continues assisting in the solution of social problems in Azerbaijan in the frameworks of TACIS program.
As AzerTAj was informed in the “Europa House”, functioning in ...

PROBLEM OF DRINKING WATER SOLVED IN ZAGATALA

29.07.2003 [12:22]
The problem of lack of drinking water is totally solved in the Zagatala city of Azerbaijan by constructing the second main line of water pipe with length of 7 kilometers ...

‘STAR’ TV CHANNEL CLOSED DOWN

29.07.2003 [00:37]
AzerTac correspondent reports that by the decision of Turkish Supreme Board of Radio and Television, the ‘Star’ TV channel was closed down within a month at 24.00 from July 28 ...

INTERVIEW WITH PACE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN AND BUREAU MEMBER, PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ILHAM ALIYEV

29.07.2003 [00:09]
Deputy Chairman of PACE and Bureau member, President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev gave an interview to journalists on June 28 in the headquarters of the National Olympic ...

FLIGHT BAKU-VIENNA TO BE OPENED

28.07.2003 [22:13]
Planes of the “Austrian Airlines” are expected to start flying between Baku and Vienna by late August. According to the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism, over 30 journalists from ...

CE RESOLUTION DISCUSSED

28.07.2003 [22:12]
A joint session of the State Committee for Women’s Affairs, UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Council of Europe was held to discuss the resolution “Role of Women ...

LICENSING BROUGHT 48 THOUSAND US DOLLARS

28.07.2003 [22:11]
Some 48 thousand US dollars have been obtained from licensing the companies involved into the tourist industry. The licenses were given to 96 companies, which had applied to this end ...

HEYDAR ALIYEV HAS A GREAT PRESTIGE WITH CHINESE PEOPLE

28.07.2003 [19:44]
This was stated by Ambassador of China to Azerbaijan Chzhan Siyun during his interview to the correspondent of AzerTac.
The Ambassador said that although Azerbaijan and China are geographically very ...

AZERBAIJANIS RESIDING ABROAD PROTEST ‘STAR’ TV AND THE DIRTY CAMPAIGN-INVOLVED INSIDE AZERBAIJAN

28.07.2003 [19:44]
The Azerbaijanis residing abroad protest against the dirty campaign launched by the “Star” TV of Turkey and joined by the Azerbaijan opposition inside the country.
Head of the Turkey-based ‘Azerbaijani ...

AT CENTRAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC

28.07.2003 [17:56]
Regular sitting of the Central Electoral Commission / CEC/ presided by Mazahir Panahov was held on July 25.
Mazahir Panahov submitted a question on ratification of the drafts of the ...

EUROPEAN COMMISSION APPROVED EDUCATIONAL REFORMS PROJECT IN AZERBAIJAN

28.07.2003 [17:41]
Within the framework of the Tempus program, European Commission has short listed the project “Modernization of engineers’ training in the Higher Technical Schools of Azerbaijan”, proposed by Azerbaijan State Oil ...

AZERBAIJANI HANDBALL PLAYERS TOOK BRONZE MEDALS

28.07.2003 [17:41]
Russian handball team won the international tournament held in Poland.
Last Sunday, in the final round, the Russians beat the home team with score 29:23, presss-service of the Ministry of ...

CAUCASIAN TETRA IN DANGER

28.07.2003 [16:52]
The Zagatala regional ecology and natural resources department, Azerbaijan Ornithology Society with the financial assistance of Switzerland Development and Cooperation Agency held a seminar under the motto ‘Caucasus tetra is ...

US GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE $ 60.000 FOR AN AZERBAIJANI TO EDUCATE

28.07.2003 [16:52]
Having graduated from the Mingachevir lyceum, Azerbaijan Economic University and the faculty of magistrate with honors, an Azerbaijani, Vugar Ramazanov took part in the competition announced by the US ...

TRACECA TRANSPORTATIONS INCREASED

28.07.2003 [16:51]
Incomes of Azerbaijan from transportation of goods via the International Eurasian Transport Corridor increased by 27.6% or 362.2 billion AZM for six month of the current year compared with ...

POPULATION OF AZERBAIJAN REACHED 8 MILLION 233 THOUSAND

28.07.2003 [16:51]
57 thousand 200 children were born and 25 thousand 400 died in the country for six months of 2003, AzerTAj correspondent was told at the State Statistics Committee.
In ...

SPORTSMEN-INVALIDS TAKES PART AT EUROPEAN CHAMP

28.07.2003 [16:50]
On 28 July, Championship of Europe on power lifting among the sportsmen-invalids will start in Slovakia. Azerbaijan is to be represented by Champion of the Sydney Paralympic Games Gunduz Ismailov, ...

IFES PREPARES AGITATION ROLLERS ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

28.07.2003 [16:50]
Representation of international fund for election systems (IFES) in Baku prepares agitation rollers challenging public to take an active part at the 15 October presidential elections.
The rollers were ...

UNDP CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THE OMBUDSMAN OFFICE

28.07.2003 [12:40]
Established in 2002 with the support of the United Nations Development Programme / UNDP/, the Public Defender (Ombudsman) office in Azerbaijan is creating three regional Units in the districts ...