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
Mikayil Jabbarov: “Operation of an international organization in Icherisheher does not create legal problems for us”
Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. “If an international organization operates in Icherisheher, it does not create legal problems for us. Icherisheher State Historical Architectural Preserve respects both property right and leasers’ rights and functions within the framework of the legislation,” chief of Icherisheher State Historical Architectural Preserve under the Cabinet of Ministers Mikayil Jabbarov said, APA reports. According to him, if these organizations want to create conditions similar to the modern business centers, or multi-storey buildings in Icherisheher, it is impossible.
17:48 19 June
“Master Plan” on conservation of Icherisheher presented
Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. “Master Plan” on conservation of Icherisheher prepared by the international expert group with participation of Azerbaijani specialists has been presented today, APA reports. Chief of Icherisheher State Historical Architectural Preserve under the Cabinet of Ministers Mikayil Jabbarov said “Master Plan” will play the role of the General Plan of Icherisheher.
17:17 19 June
Master plan prepared with participation of international experts for further complex development of Icherisheher
Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. Roundtable on the theme “Icherisheher: rare pearl of the world cultural heritage” has been held today on the occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites and declaration of Baku the capital of Islamic culture in 2009, APA reports. Mikayil Jabbarov, chief of State Department of Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Preserve under the Cabinet of Ministers, said this date has been marked by UNESCO since 1982. This year’s slogan of the organization is “science and heritage”. Jabbarov said Icherisheher is the encyclopedia of our national culture and noted that it should be preserved for future generations. He said the government gave the status of state preserve to Icherisheher, monuments are being restored, streets and squares repaired. Jabbarov said master plan has been prepared with participation of international experts for further complex development of Icherisheher.
18:45 17 April
Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister of Economic Development Mikayil Jabbarov appointed a chief of the Old City State Historic Architectural Reserve
Press service of the President told APA Mikayil Chingiz Jabbarov was appointed to this post.
20:07 06 March
Azerbaijan-Belarus Business Forum takes place in Baku
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan-Belarus Business Forum has today taken place in Baku as part of the visit of a delegation from the Minsk region.
18:57 24 February
Baku hosts Belarus-made products exhibition
The Ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan Nikolai Patskevich said that there will be business meetings among businesspeople of the two countries and the delegation will travel to the region of Azerbaijan within the three-day visit.
14:22 24 February