President of Azerbaijan Receives Delegates of Fourth Session of Islamic Conference of Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hosted in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, 6 October / Trend / On
6 October, the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, received delegates of the
Fourth session of Islamic conference of the ministers of higher education and
scientific research hosted in Baku.
Speaking of importance of the Baku Conference, the Head of State noted that the action serves strengthening of solidarity among the participant countries. The sphere of education is always in focus of the state of Azerbaijan and education is in the second place on volume of assignments from the state budget. їBy growth of economic development this field will be allotted more in the years ahead,ї the President stressed.
Noting that though 20 percent of the country`s territories are under occupation and there are one million refugees and IDPs, the government is building modern schools for them in the refugee settlements, President Aliyev said.
The President also stressed necessity of computerization of the secondary schools and briefed on the works done in this field in Azerbaijan. He also informed about education of the Azerbaijani youth abroad, underlining that їeducation is one of the properties in the republic.ї
Organizing the conference in Baku is important, Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of ISESCO, said. їThe Islamic countries, in particular, ISESCO is aware of the economic growth in Azerbaijan and we are pleased with the accomplishments gained in this Islamic country.ї He noted successful policy of education pursued by Azerbaijan government.