Daily Archives: December 3, 2017

Iranian President Rouhani opens Phase I Shahaid Beheshti FTZ Port

Baku, December 3, AZERTAC

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani opened the first phase of Shahid Beheshti Port in the southeastern city of Chabahar on Sunday morning, IRNA reports.

The project was officially opened through a ceremony, attended by 60 foreign guests from 17 countries at the port located by the Oman Sea.

The project, due to its strategic location, linking the region to Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), will revive the far southeaster areas of Iran in terms of development and employment.

The General Director of Sistan-Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization said after the opening ceremony that the port will increase the capacity of loading and unloading the ships, as well as the employment rate in the province.

Chabahar as the only oceanic port of Iran lies on 645 km to the south of Zahedan, the provincial capital city.

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Fourth World Internet Conference opens in Wuzhen, China

Baku, December 3, AZERTAC

The Fourth World Internet Conference has opened in Wuzhen, East China’s Zhejiang province.

1,500 delegates from around the world, including heads of international organizations, leading figures in the internet area, online celebrities, and academics are attending this year’s summit.

Chair of the youth and sports committee at Azerbaijan`s parliament Fuad Muradov is among the participants of the event.

The summit will highlight latest scientific and technological achievements and feature thematic exhibitions.

With the theme of “Developing digital economy for openness and shared benefits – building a community of common future in cyberspace”, the conference will include 20 sub-forums.

In his Twitter account, Muradov wrote that it is the first time that Azerbaijan is represented at the event. “First time invited to the World Internet Conference, Wuzhen summit. About 70 countries presented,” he tweeted.

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Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 126 times

Baku, December 3, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. “The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire from large-caliber machine guns 126 times throughout the day,” the ministry said in a statement.

“The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from Armenian villages, including Voskevan in Noyemberyan district, Chinari in Berd district, unnamed hills in Krasnoselsk districts,” the ministry said.

“The army`s positions also came under fire from the Armenia-occupied districts of Azerbaijan, including Chilaburt village in Tartar, Namirli, Shikhlar, Bash Garvand, Javahirli, Garagashli, Yusifjanli, Marzili villages in Aghdam, Kuropatkino village in Khojavand, Ashaghi Veysalli, Gobu Dilagharda, Garvand, Garakhanbayli, Ashagi Seyidahmadli, Kurdlar, Horadiz villages in Fuzuli, Nuzgar and Mehdili villages in Jabrayil, as well as unnamed hills in Goranboy, Tartar, Aghdam, and Khojavand districts,” the ministry added.

AZERTAG.AZ :Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 126 times

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Farid Gayibov, President of the European Union of Gymnastics

We extend our sincere congratulations to you on your election as president of the European Union of Gymnastics, and wish you success in this post.

For the first time a representative of Azerbaijan will head a European sports federation. It is manifestation of the European gymnastic family`s highly appreciating rapid development of gymnastics in Azerbaijan in recent years. Azerbaijan`s excellently hosting the world and European gymnastics championships, establishment of the state-of-the-art National Gymnastics Arena and gymnastic clubs in the regions was rightly praised by the European Union of Gymnastics.

Your activity as vice-president of the European Union of Gymnastics played a key role in your election to this post.

Once again we extend our congratulations and wish you success.

Ilham Aliyev

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the National Olympic Committee

Mehriban Aliyeva

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation

Baku, 3 December, 2017

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