2017 October 11 ( Wednesday ) 14:25:44
- Ilham Aliyev Left for CIS Summit in Sochi
- Finance Minister Visits Washington DC
- Foundation for Propagation of Spiritual Values Being Established
- Economic University on Dismissal of Opposition Associate Professor
- Press Review 11.10.17
Baku / 11.10.17 / Turan: The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev left for Sochi on 11 October to attend a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State. This is stated in the message on the website of the head of state.
According to Russian media, participation in the summit was confirmed by the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Kyrgyzstan will be represented by the Prime Minister.
In addition, the leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the CSTO and the Eurasian Economic Commission are invited to the CIS summit. -02D-
Baku / 11.10.17 / Turan: The Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov will attend a joint meeting of the IMF and World Bank Group on October 11-15. The Ministry of Finance of Azerbaijan reports that within the framework of the trip a number of bilateral meetings will be held.
The joint meeting is expected to involve government delegations from various countries, as well as representatives of civil society. The topic of the discussions will be the current state of the world economy, the elimination of poverty, and the effectiveness of economic development and economic assistance. -05D-
Baku / 10.10.17 / Turan: On October 10, the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, signed a decree on the creation of the Foundation for Propagation of Spiritual Values, which will operate under the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.
The Foundation is created to support religious confessions in the country, protect and develop spiritual values, and strengthen state support in this direction. The Foundation will implement social projects in these areas. The Foundation's authorized capital will be 100,000 manat coming from the state budget.
The Foundation will be managed by the Executive Director, and the Board of Trustees will exercise overall control over the Foundation's activities.
In accordance with the decree, the Cabinet was instructed to determine the staffing and salaries of the Foundation's employees. -06d--
Baku / 11.10.17 / Turan: Azerbaijan State Economic University made a statement regarding the dismissal of the associate professor Eldar Huseynov.
The report says that Huseynov was released in accordance with Article 70 of the Labor Code of Azerbaijan and "for gross violations of the labor activity and failure to fulfill obligations under the employment contract."
On October 6, Associate Professor Eldar Huseynov, who worked at this university for 28 years, was dismissed without explanation.
Eldar Huseynov himself stated that the reason for his dismissal was his political activities and many times he was demanded to refuse membership in the Popular Front party.
It should be noted that the university"s message does not indicate which violations Huseynov was fired for. Nor is it said why he was not given a probationary period provided for by the same article of the Labor Code.
Recall that Eldar Huseynov is a member of the PFPA Board.-05B-
The importance of Azerbaijan in the region, the introduction of dangerous food products in the market, and appeals to the European Court due to credit debts are the leading topics of today's press.The newspaper Azerbaijan writes about the role of Azerbaijan in contributing to stability and ensuring peace in the region.
The author also touches upon the ineffectiveness of the negotiations on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict over the past year. The reason is the absence of a real pressure mechanism and the existence of double standards in approach to this problem.
The newspaper Yeni Musavat writes about the sale of cheap and hazardous butter in the market. It comes mainly from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. However, officials say, this butter is tested in the laboratories of Azerbaijan and defective butter is screened out.
The newspaper Novoye Vremya writes about overdue loans. At the beginning of September this year, the volume of overdue loans increased by 23.9%, reaching 1 billion 824 million manat, or 14.7% of all loans, the report of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said.
According to unofficial data, every fourth citizen of Azerbaijan is in arrears with banks. That is, the problem becomes systemic, since in one way or another almost half of the population is facing it. Bankers, attracting collectors, judicial and law enforcement agencies, force the citizens to pay the debts.