Azerbaijan, Baku, May 5 /Trend, K.Zarbaliyeva/
The State Social Protection Fund of Azerbaijan hosted an event devoted to the 88th anniversary of Azerbaijan's National Leader Heydar Aliyev, the public relations department of the Fund told Trend.
According to chairman of the Fund Salim Muslimov, since the first day of Heydar Aliyev's coming to power, the main purpose of the strategic program of his comprehensive actions was to strengthen social protection.
"Improving people's welfare and strengthening social security was the main goal of the National Leader, the central idea of his philosophy of statehood. Despite different opinions about the choice of a model of transition to the new economic system, the National Leader identified market relations as the main strategy for building the national economy of social orientation and declared the main goal of his activities to improve social well-being of the Azerbaijani people," said Muslimov.
The concept of pension reforms, approved by the National Leader, contributed to the establishment of pension insurance model in Azerbaijan that meets international standards.
"The current reforms carried out under the leadership of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in all sphere have created opportunities for strengthening social protection of people, formed a new system of social protection of the poor," said Muslimov.