New Deputy Minister of Education appointed in Azerbaijan
10:54 14 August
Azerbaijan celebrates “Last bell” today - PHOTOSESSION
10:42 31 May
Samir Nuriyev appointed as head of Administration of “Icherisheher” State Historical - Architectural Reserve
19:45 24 May
Turkish Education Minister: “Some companies give false information and promises to the Azerbaijani young people wishing to study in Turkey”
15:56 22 May
ADA to hold graduation ceremony of MADIA master’s degree program students
12:49 16 May
"Emergency situations through the eyes of children" contest winners awarded - PHOTOSESSION
12:25 07 May
Misir Mardanov comments on Mikayil Jabbarov’s appointment as Education Minister
12:06 06 May
Mikayil Jabbarov: The Education Ministry supports giving certificate of secondary education to all schools leavers
12:26 04 May
Education Minister: "We will take resolute measures to eliminate the problems in the textbooks"
12:19 04 May
EU Commissioner Štefan Füle arrives in Azerbaijan
17:33 02 May
Education Minister Mikail Jabbarov holds first meeting with department heads of Ministry
23:46 22 April
Minister of Education Misir Mardanov dismissed
17:10 19 April
Mikayil Jabbarov: “The issue on the embassies located in Icheri Sheher must be solved in accordance with the law”
The embassies are not located in the state property and buildings belonging to Icheri Sheher. The decisions on location of embassies here are private decisions passed once. At present, the embassies are not opened in Icheri Sheher”, director of the State Department of the Historical and Architectural Reserve under the Cabinet of Ministers Mikayil Jabbarov told journalists, APA reports. According to him, these embassies have been locating here for more than 10-15 years on the basis of the agreements with private owners in accordance with the Azerbaijan’s legislation: “If they follow the rules applied in Icheri Sheher, we have no legal ground to remove them. If we speak about the legal country, we must speak within the law. There are some rules, restrictions on traffic and protection of architectural monuments in Icheri Sheher. These rules are also applicable to every embassy. If an embassy or organization doesn’t violate this law, we have no right to take such step against them.”
14:14 08 November
Oil, Gas and Media conference in Baku ends
Baku – APA-Economics. Today, the Oil, Gas and Media Conference, held in Baku under the support of the International Press Institution and State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, has finished, said the Head of the Organizing Committee Umud Rahimoglu
18:28 19 September
Opening ceremony of international conference “Heritage Under Pressure – Perspectives of Historic Urban Landscape (HUL)” held in Baku - PHOTOSESSION
The conference is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) and the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) of UNESCO World Heritage Center. The conference is dedicated to the preservation of the endangered cultural heritage monuments or those located in the conflict zone.
13:51 27 April
Former Montenegrin president and prime minister visits Icheri Sheher – PHOTO
Baku – APA. Former Montenegrin president and prime minister Milo Djukanovic visited the old part of Baku, Icheri Sheher. He was welcomed by the chief of administration of the Icheri Sheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve Mikayil Jabbarov. Djukanovic began his tour from visiting the Maiden Tower, as well as Bukhara and Moltany caravanseraes, which are the monuments to Azerbaijan’s broad historic economic and cultural relations with other countries. Milo Djukanovic tasted the piece of Azerbaijani national cuisine – tandir choreyi, bread cooking in the clay oven, at the Kichik Gala Street. Then the Montenegrin guest visited the masterpiece of medieval architecture – Shirvanshahlar Sarayi – the Palace of Shirvan Kings.
10:52 23 December
Mikayil Jabbarov : “The project of conservation of Maiden Tower will be completed in 2013”
The conservation work is conducted in front elevation of the tower now. This phase will be finished in April, 2012.
16:41 21 December
Montenegrin President gets acquainted with Icherisheher - PHOTO
Baku – APA. President of Montenegro Filip Vujanović, who is visiting Azerbaijan, got acquainted with Icherisheher. Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve under the Cabinet of Ministers told APA that chairman of the administration Mikayil Jabbarov welcomed the guest. The walk commenced with the visit to the Maiden Tower, the symbol of Baku city, included into the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. President got familiar with the exposition established in the territory of Siratagli religious architectural complex.
20:01 16 September
Murder committed in the bus in Azerbaijan
Ex-prisoner Elshan Jabbarov knifed to death Elshad Muradov in the bus #25. Mikayil Ismayilov, who attempted to calm them down, was knifed in the hand. Sumgayit police detained Jabbarov
19:44 16 April
Icheri Sheher removed from UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger
Office of Icheri Sheher State Historical-Architectural Preserve under the Cabinet of Ministers told APA that the 33rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee began in Seville on June 22. The delegation led by chairman of the Office of Icheri Sheher State Historical-Architectural Preserve under the Cabinet of Ministers Mikayil Jabbarov is also attending the session. The measures taken to preserve the Inner City (Icheri Sheher) were also discussed during the session. Recent steps taken to improve the management system of Icheri Sheher, decision on establishing safety zone of Icheri Sheher State Historical-Architectural Preserve and presentation of the Master Plan on conservation were welcomed and it was noted that Azerbaijani government fulfilled all the recommendations given to remove Icheri Sheher from List of World Heritage in Danger.
12:26 27 June