Azerbaijan to continue fighting against informal employment - minister

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population of Azerbaijan will continue to work to eliminate informal employment and further improve the social welfare of the country's population, said Minister Sahil Babayev May 21 at the conference "Towards sustainable development goals: promoting long-term development and decent work" in Baku.

The minister noted that over the past years Azerbaijan has achieved significant success in providing employment and improving the social well-being of the population.

He said Azerbaijan has managed to reduce poverty and unemployment and increase wages in a short period of time.