Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 3.8M for road construction in Salyan
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Chukhanli-Ganjali-Piratman-Parcha Khalaj-Seyidan motor road in Salyan district.
18:17 26 August
ACSDA presents preliminary report on long-term observation for referendum
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) is conducting a long-term observation for the upcoming 26 September referendum in the country.
13:01 26 August
Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 6.2M for road construction in Sabirabad
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Sugovushan-Garalar-Gafarli-Ahmadabad-Narimankand-Hashimkhanli motor road in Sabirabad district.
18:20 25 August
Canada's Zenith produces first oil in Azerbaijan
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. Canada's Zenith Energy Ltd. is pleased to announce crude oil production of approximately 300 barrels of oil per day in Azerbaijan under Zenith’s banner. This milestone marks the successful completion of the handover process and the transfer of operatorship to Aran Oil Operating Company (“Aran”), an entity jointly created and owned by Zenith Aran Oil Company, a 100% subsidiary of Zenith Energy ltd (“Zenith Aran”) and SOCAR, the State Oil Company of Republic of Azerbaijan (the national oil company).
11:51 25 August
Venice Commission says ready to work with Azerbaijan on draft constitutional amendments
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe stands ready to work on a request for opinion on the draft constitutional amendments, the subject of the 26 September referendum in Azerbaijan, the commission external relations officer, Tatiana Mychelova, told APA on Aug.25.
11:01 25 August
Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 1.55M for road construction in Oghuz
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Sinjan-Khachmaz-Filfili motor road in Oghuz district.
18:19 24 August
Azerbaijan Naval Forces holds live-fire exercises
Exercise involved about 3,000 servicemen, more than 30 warships, boats, up to 20 combat aircrafts, helicopters and more than 20 rocket and artillery installations, the Defense Ministry said on its website.
17:26 24 August
Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 2.2M for road construction in Guba
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Rustov-Khanegah-Gurdah, Rustov-Noydun-Shudug, Rustov-Majkakhaja, Rustov-Baghchali-Yekdar motor roads in Guba district.
18:36 23 August
Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 2M for road construction in Gakh
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Alatamir-Marsan-Tasmali-Zeyem-Leleli motor road in Gakh district.
18:33 22 August
Azerbaijan Naval Forces begin command and staff exercise
The Defense Ministry's leadership visited the base of the Naval Forces and has paid tribute to national leader of Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, laid a wreath at the monument in front of the headquarters of a military unit.
15:29 22 August
Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 3M for road construction in Gazakh
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on measures on construction of Gazakh-Kosalar motor road in Gazakh district.
18:14 19 August
AZN 2M allocated for restoration of bridge over river Zeyemchay
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has issued an order on restoration of the bridge over river Zeyemchay ühich connects Tovuz and Shamkir districts.
18:16 18 August
PA deputy head: Interested sides may have provocative intentions, we must stand ready to prevent them
Nagdaliyev said that the referendum will also be held at a high level: “No provisions of the Election Code must be violated. Interested sides may have sabotage, intentions and we must prevent them”.
12:58 18 August
CEC chairman: Referendum aimed at protecting stability in Azerbaijan
Speaking at the opening of the seminar, CEC chairman Mazahir Panahov said that the seminar is taking place in connection with the execution of "National Action Plan Program for improving the protection of human rights and freedoms in the Republic of Azerbaijan,” which was approved by order of the President of Azerbaijan on December 27, 2011.
12:23 18 August
Ministry of Taxes: Calculation of VAT from trade mark-up should result in reduction of prices
“Among the measures to be taken, are points related to value added tax. For instance, according to the decree, in order stimulate the small and medium entrepreneurship, provide competitiveness in the retail trade and optimize the tax burden, the VAT on those engaging in retail trade will be calculated from trade mark-up”, the ministry said.
11:46 18 August
Reasons for reduction of excise tax and customs duty on imported gasoline known
Director of the Centre for Oil Studies Ilham Shaban told APA-Economics that this order is temporary: “No import tax is imposed on high octane gasoline imported to Azerbaijan. The import tax has been cancelled since April 1, 2014. Now, it will also be imposed on RON 95 and RON 92 petrol. If a limitation is imposed on this, it measn Oil Refinery named after Heydar Aliyev will be closed for a month for repair. So, this is not an ordinary repair. This means that domestic demand for RON 92 petrol through local production will not be met. Therefore, reserve petrol is needed for meeting domestic demand before current repair”.
19:21 17 August
AZN 4M allocated for restoration of bridge over Kish River in Azerbaijan’s Shaki
APA reports AZN 4 million was allocated from the President’s Reserve Fund to Azeravtoyol OJSC for restoration of the bridge, which connects the Kish village with surrounding settlements.
18:18 17 August
SBS servicemen promoted to higher military ranks
The following SBS servicemen were promoted to higher military ranks:
14:22 16 August
President Ilham Aliyev receives credentials of incoming Belgian ambassador
Baku - APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received credentials of the newly appointed ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium Bert Schoofs, president’s press service reported.
10:35 16 August
Situation in occupied Azerbaijani territories put on agenda of UN Security Council’s 71st session
The agenda’s latest version is yet to be confirmed, APA reported.
16:59 15 August