Baku hosts Forum on Sustaınable Development


 Baku, October 25, AZERTAC

The Baku Forum on Sustainable Development has kicked off under the slogan “Strengthening the Regional Partnership on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals” as part of the 6th Baku International Humanitarian Forum.

Moderator of the forum TRT World News Presenter Maria Ramos said representatives of more than 30 countries from different regions of the world take part in the event. Ramos said the Baku Forum coincides with another remarkable date, the 73rd anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.

Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development Ali Ahmadov described […]

President Ilham Aliyev chaired meeting of Cabinet of Ministers on results of socio-economic development in nine months of 2018 and future objectives


Baku, October 9, AZERTAC

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has chaired a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in the nine months of 2018 and objectives for the future.

The head of state made an opening speech.

Opening speech of President Ilham Aliyev

– Today we will discuss the results of nine months of the year and talk about the work to be done until the end of the year. I must say that 2018 was a successful year for our country. All the tasks we have […]

Milli Majlis hosts solemn meeting marking centenary of Azerbaijani parliament


Baku, September 21, AZERTAC

A solemn ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani parliament has been held at Milli Majlis. Addressing the event, Speaker of Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov thanked the representatives of foreign parliaments and international organizations for attending the solemn meeting. The event then featured the screening of a documentary on the centennial of the Azerbaijani parliament. The meeting continues with congratulatory speeches from the participants […]

President Ilham Aliyev extends Eid al-Adha congratulations to the people of Azerbaijan


Baku, August 21, AZERTAC

President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations and sincerest wishes to you and all our compatriots living outside Azerbaijan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, which symbolizes moral unity, solidarity and brotherhood”, the head of state said in his message.

“Sacrifice ceremony is remarkable for the fact that Islam, which encourages love for and obedience to the Most High, respect for high moral values, mercy and tolerance, was chosen as the way of truth for people. This blessed holiday […]

President Ilham Aliyev attended official reception on centennial of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic



Baku, May 28, AZERTAC

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended an official reception on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The national anthem of Azerbaijan was played.

The head of state made a speech at the reception […]

President Ilham Aliyev attended ceremony to launch drinking water supply in Khizi city and Altiaghaj


Khizi, May 4, AZERTAC

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a ceremony marking the completion of the project on the reconstruction of drinking water supply systems and establishment of sewage network in the city of Khizi and Altiaghaj settlement.

Chairman of Azersu Open Joint Stock Company Gorkhmaz Huseynov informed the head of state of what has been done under the project.

President Ilham Aliyev then pressed a button to launch the drinking water supply system of the city of Khizi and Altiaghaj settlement.

Under the project a state-of-the-art administrative building was […]

Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan declares results of presidential election


Baku, April 17, AZERTAC

Chaired by Farhad Abdullayev, a plenary session of the Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan has been held to consider the material received from the Central Election Commission regarding the results of the presidential election held in the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 11, 2018.

The event heard the reports from judges, speeches from the legal representatives of the interested side, and the opinions from the experts. After reviewing the material, the Constitutional Court gave a verdict on official approval and announcement of the results of the presidential election held in the Republic of Azerbaijan on […]

President Ilham Aliyev addressed the people of Azerbaijan


Baku, April 12, AZERTAC

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has addressed the people of Azerbaijan to congratulate them for again placing great confidence in him in the presidential election held on April 11.
Address by President Ilham Aliyev
Dear fellow countrymen,

The people of Azerbaijan have again placed great confidence in me in the presidential election. I would like to express my gratitude to my dear people for this confidence, for this great support.

I have always felt support of the people of Azerbaijan. This support gives me strength. This support is the […]

6th Global Baku Forum kicked off – President Ilham Aliyev attended opening ceremony


Baku, March 15, AZERTAC

The 6th Global Baku Forum has kicked off in the capital of Azerbaijan under the slogan “Bridging Gaps to Create Inclusive Societies”.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony of the forum.

Albanian President Ilir Meta, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, Moldavian President Igor Dodon, Member of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency Mladen Ivanic, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz, Deputy Prime Minister of Palestine Ziad Abu Amr, Deputy Head of the Government of Bosnia and […]

Azerbaijan moves up 5 spots in 2018 Best Countries report



Baku, January 23, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan has climbed 5 spots to rank 64th in the 2018 Best Countries report, a rankings and analysis project by U.S. News & World Report.

Compared to the 2017 best countries report that ranked Azerbaijan 69th, Azerbaijan advanced in this year’s list becoming 64th.

This year, the rankings evaluated 80 countries across a range of criteria, from economic influence and power to citizenship and quality of life, to capture how nations are perceived on a global scale.

Switzerland, Canada, Germany, U.K and Japan are held at the top 5, as […]