admin May 1, 2015

As risks to journalists increase, fundamental belief in free media remains strong. IWPR marks World Press Freedom Day with renewed conviction of the importance of supporting independent journalism. Around the world – in countries suffering open warfare or militia violence, dictatorship or civil tension – the voices of local journalists and citizen reporters have never […]

admin May 1, 2015

Asian leaders will gather from May 2 – 5 in Baku, Azerbaijan – on the banks of the Caspian Sea for the 48th annual Asian Development Bank (ADB) meetings. The meetings will take place against the backdrop of gloom over China’s slowdown, but also optimism about a resurgent India and the prospects for growth in […]

admin May 1, 2015

Abdullah Gul, the 11th president of Turkey has been presented with a diploma of an Honorary Doctor of ADA University in Baku. Addressing the event held on April 30, Rector of ADA University Hafiz Pashayev highlighted life and activity of Abdullah Gul. Pashayev spoke about friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey, as well […]

admin April 30, 2015

Azerbaijan Special Forces celebrated the 16th anniversary of their establishment on April 29. Visiting one of the newly established Special Forces units, Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov and Senior Deputy Defense Minister, Chief of Staff of the Army, Najmaddin Sadigov presented the war flag to the unit commanders in keeping with the Supreme Commander in Chief’s […]

admin April 30, 2015

Lankaran, Azerbaijan’s fourth largest city, today became the second destination for the inaugural European Games Journey of the Flame, bringing the spirit of the Baku Games across Azerbaijan. The torch was transported from Nakhchivan on board a special charter flight to the southern Azerbajani city, which sits between the Caspian Sea and Talysh Mountains, distinguished […]

admin April 30, 2015

Day after day Azerbaijan is getting closer and closer to host the old continent’s most significant event, the first ever European Games, which is expecting to see thousands of athletes and foreign guests from June 12 to 28. The pre-game atmosphere is being felt everywhere and the state is making every efforts to live up […]

admin April 30, 2015

The Azerbaijan-Belgium Business Forum was held in Baku on April 30 as part of the visit of Pieter De Crem, the Belgian secretary of state for foreign trade in the country. Co-organized by Azpromo and the Azerbaijan Economy and Industry Ministry the event brought together some 40 Belgian companies engaged in various economic sectors in […]

admin April 30, 2015

Azerbaijan will host a joint business forum with Saudi Arabia in order to discuss prospects of cooperation during a visit of the Saudi Arabian Minister of Commerce and Industry, Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al Rabiah, to Baku in May. The upcoming visit was discussed at a meeting of Shahin Mustafayev, Economy and Industry Minister, at a […]