Azerbaijani President Issues Decree to Develop ‘State Program for 20 Years Development of Baku Subway’ Project
Azerbaijan, Baku, 10 November / Trend / President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev issued a decree to take measures related to perspective development of the Baku Subway.
The decree envisages to develop a 'State Program for 20 years Development of Baku Subway' project on the ground of proposals made by corresponding bodies of the Cabinet of Ministers, taken into consideration the current and perspective expansion of living areas of population in Baku, number and directions that is used by passengers within six months and to submit it to the President. .
In preparing of the State Program the corresponding measures should be interconnected with other means of public transport (bus, train), taken into account the General Plan of Baku. Using an existing international experience, a new General Scheme of Baku Metro should be drawn. This should cover the proposals to improve the subway, security, the necessity to carry out reconstruction and recovery, as well as to improve the logistics in Baku Subway on the ground of analysis and survey of technical provisions which are currently operated metro network
Under the decree, AZN 2mln will be allocated to the Baku Subway with a goal to develop the State Program from the Reserve Found of President of Azerbaijan for 2008.
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