" Projects in which Azerbaijan participates are of global nature "

  09 October 2017    Read: 1320
" Projects in which Azerbaijan participates are of global nature "

The projects in which Azerbaijan participates and which were initiated by Azerbaijan are of global nature, President Ilham Aliyev said on Monday.

These projects contribute to further strengthening of Azerbaijan’s position in the world, the president said addressing a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in nine months of 2017 and objectives for the future.

“During the first nine months of this year, significant events took place in the oil and gas sector of our country,” he said.

The head of state recalled that a new agreement on development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of oil and gas fields was signed last month.

He emphasized that the mail goal is to achieve the development of the non-oil sector, and oil revenues are aimed at the development of human capital.

The president also spoke about the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project.

“An official opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will take place in the near future,” he added.

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