BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13
The plan is to return the former refugees as soon as possible to their homelands, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in an interview to the Italian La Repubblica newspaper, Trend reports.
“We are already investing. A special investment program for liberated territories has been adopted. For this year the total investments are close to actually exactly 1.3 billion US dollars. Investments are mainly in infrastructure. By the end of the year, all the electric power of the liberated territories which is 10 thousand square kilometers will be already totally completed. We are now building roads, railroads. The first airport in the liberated territories, in Fuzuli, is ready and is already receiving the planes. We built it in eight months. Two more airports are now in the phase of construction. Also, we started already the housing projects. City planning of two cities has been already approved and we started. So, we started very actively, and the plan is to return the former refugees as soon as possible to their homelands,” the head of state said.