President: Socio-political situation and economic development in Azerbaijan set an example for some countries

The issues in the state investments program will be solved by the end of the year. There are some proposals on state investment program for next year and the state investment program for the next year may be adopted by the year-end, said the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

The president made remarks at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in the nine months of 2017 and objectives for the future.

Touching upon the works done for development of entrepreneurship, preferential loans allocated for businessmen, the head of state noted that the National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support of the Ministry of Economy must provide lending by the year-end.

President Aliyev said that the projects on road infrastructure, which were implemented in the nine months of 2017, will contribute to development of tourism: “More rural roads will be constructed next year. Moreover, 150,000 hectares of land were irrigated this year. Next year, 100,000 hectares of land should be irrigated for rural development”.

The president also spoke about the steps taken to provide farmers with agricultural machines. According to him, logistical centers were built in the regions, new modern greenhouse complexes were built in areas with more than 400 hectares.

He also touched upon the modern industrial zones and underlined importance of participation in exhibitions, international events.

The head of state said that works on creation of ASAN Service centers are underway and spoke about the significance of ABAD centers.

Noting that the socio-political situation and economic development in Azerbaijan set an example for some countries, the head of state expressed his assurance that our country will further develop. APA