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Young climate champion from Azerbaijan awarded ‘Green Ticket’ to attend first ever UN Youth Climate Summit

2019.08.24 20:24 GMT

The United Nations announced that 100 outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, 21 September at the UN Headquarters in New York, AzerTag reports.

Up to 750 internally displaced people involved in self-employment program in Azerbaijan since early 2019

2019.08.23 14:52 GMT

One of the preferable categories of candidates for participation in the self-employment program of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population are internally displaced people, Trend reports on Aug. 23 referring to the ministry.

Caucasus Muslims Office chairman leaves for visit to Russia’s Chechen Republic

2019.08.23 07:39 GMT

Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office, Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade left for a visit to Grozny city, the capital of Russia’s Chechen Republic, the Caucasus Muslims Office told Trend on Aug. 23.

German citizen wanted by Interpol detained in Azerbaijan

2019.08.23 06:06 GMT

German citizen whom United Arab Emirates (UAE) included on Interpol's wanted list has been detained in Baku.

Deputy Minister: “Fire at the construction market completely restricted”

2019.08.22 18:05 GMT

“Fire broke out at timber market has been completely restricted”, said Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Etibar Mirzayev in his briefing to the journalists.

22 firefighting machine, 60 live forces involved in extinguishing fire at the construction materials market

2019.08.22 14:22 GMT

Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) has released the next information regarding the fire at the construction materials market at the Narimanov district nearby Baksol highway of Baku, APA reports citing MES.

Baku to host Summit of World Religious Leaders

2019.08.22 13:28 GMT

This year Azerbaijan will host the Summit of World Religious Leaders, Chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli said, according to Vestnik Kavkaza.

Azerbaijani company issues stamps on anniversary of State Border Service

2019.08.22 11:43 GMT

Azermarka LLC has put into circulation the postal block dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani State Border Service, Trend reports on Aug. 22 referring to Azermarka LLC.

IOM continues its efforts to increase employability skills of rural youth

2019.08.20 16:19 GMT

Within the USAID funded Public Action for Resilience (PAR) Activity, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) continues its efforts to increase employability skills of rural youth and enhance their access to the labor market. To this purpose 106 selected youth from target areas, namely Guba-Gusar-Khachmaz, Masalli-Lankaran-Astara and Sheki-Balaken-Zagatala regions are provided with vocational skills training via two modules.

Unexploded cannon shell discovered in Azerbaijan’s Fizuli district

2019.08.20 15:57 GMT

An unexploded cannon shell was discovered in Azerbaijan’s Fizuli district, the Azerbaijani National Agency for Mine Action told Trend on Aug. 20.

Employees of Agro Procurement and Supply OJSC attend training in South Korea

2019.08.19 16:30 GMT

Employees of the Agro Procurement and Supply Open Joint Stock Company under the Ministry of Agriculture are participating in “Improvement of Agro Procurement and Supply System” training organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), AzerTag reports.

Well-known scholar Panah Khalilov dies

2019.08.17 20:07 GMT

Panah Khalilov, a well-known scholar, literary critic and translator of Baku State University, has died at the age of 94, his relatives told APA.

Ministry: Over 600,000 citizens’ minimum pensions to increase in Azerbaijan

2019.08.15 16:18 GMT

The amount of minimum work pension in Azerbaijan will increase from 160 manats to 200 manats from October 1, 2019 in accordance with the law "On Amending the Law "On Work Pensions", approved by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population told Trend on Aug. 15.

Pension capital to be indexed once a year in Azerbaijan according to President’s order

2019.08.14 15:44 GMT

Pension capital will be indexed once a year in Azerbaijan, APA reports.

National Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator appointed

2019.08.13 16:38 GMT

A national coordinator has been appointed on the Combat against Human trafficking, APA reports.

Buta Airways plane on Izmir-Baku route makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan’s Ganja

2019.08.10 12:05 GMT

Buta Airways’ plane J2 9042 en route from Izmir to Baku has made an emergency landing at the Ganja airport after one of the passengers felt sick (high blood pressure) at 13:42 with Baku time, APA reports.

Last group of Azerbaijani pilgrims left for Hajj to Saudi Arabia

2019.08.05 16:14 GMT

The last group of Azerbaijani pilgrims who want to visit Hajj from Azerbaijan has left for Saudi Arabia today at 19:00, APA reports.

Bus with Azerbaijani tourists turns over in Turkey

2019.08.03 13:04 GMT

A bus with Azerbaijani tourists turned over in Turkey’s Nevsehir province, Cappadocia region, Trend reports on Aug. 3 referring to Turkish media.

WHO supports Azerbaijan in transforming its health system

2019.08.02 09:09 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Azerbaijan organized a roundtable discussion on the outcomes of a four-day WHO mission, which aimed to support the government of Azerbaijan in their health transformation efforts. The mission experts looked specifically at the future of the primary health care system in order to modernize and strengthen it.

Average monthly salary up in Baku

2019.08.01 19:41 GMT

The average monthly salary increased by 3.9 percent and reached 821.4 manats in Baku in January-May 2019 compared to the same period of 2018, Trend reports.

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