Twinning project “Support to Milli Mejlis” presented

Twinning project “Support to Milli Mejlis” presented
# 25 September 2009 12:16 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Elbrus Seyfullayev – APA. A twinning project “Support to Milli Mejlis” was held on Friday in Milli Mejlis (Azerbaijani Parliament). Vice Speaker of the parliament Valeh Alasgarov informed the lawmakers about the project, APA reports. The project is carried out within the European Neighborhood Policy plan between EU and Azerbaijan for strengthening democracy and supremacy of law in Azerbaijan. Alasgarov said the project would ease the integration into the European institutions.

Lithuania presents the European Union in this project. Vice Speaker of the Lithuanian Sejm Chaslovas Stankevichus said there were many points connected Azerbaijan and Lithuania. “Lithuania is a member of the European Union and made its legislation according to the European standards. We will support Azerbaijan to coordinate its legislation with the European standards”.

Chief of the Parliament’s Office Safa Mirzayev said the project started to be carried out this month and series events will be held within the project in the next two years.

The project’s budget is €950 000.
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