Azerbaijan creates Coordinating Council for Sustainable Development
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.5
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree Oct.6 to create the National Coordinating Council for Sustainable Development.
The main purpose of creating the Council is to define the national priorities until 2030, which are of great importance for Azerbaijan and correspond to global tasks and goals, ensure the compliance of state programs and strategies covering the socio-economic spheres with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Council will also work out an annual report on reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The country’s Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov has been appointed the Council’s chairman and the Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev has been named his deputy.