Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
The year 2018 became significant in the social and political life of Azerbaijan, Speaker Ogtay Asadov said March 15 at a plenary session of the Azerbaijani parliament.
He noted that as Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on the results of last year, 2018 became a year of profound reforms in Azerbaijan.
Asadov said that as a result of the work done in the country, sustainable development of the economy was ensured.
“The increase in the minimum salary, scholarships and pensions at the beginning of this year, as well as the resolution of social issues is the result of the policy being pursued in the country,” he noted. “Leading organizations highly assess these reforms. In the World Bank report, our country has risen by 22 positions, compared to previous years. In other reports Azerbaijan’s position has also improved significantly.”