President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 29
Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said making a speech in a video format at the meeting of Heads of State and Government on “Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”, Trend reports.
“In 2016, we established the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development, whose primary task is to define national priorities and to align different state programs and strategies with the SDGs. Having attained the Millennium Development Goals, Azerbaijan achieved great progress in the implementation of SDGs as well. Our success was reflected in the “Sustainable Development Report 2020”, where Azerbaijan ranks 54th among 166 countries in the Sustainable Development Goals Index,” the head of state said.