AZERBAIJAN, HIFAB SET TO APPRAISAL OF TACIS PROJECTS IN SEP
The HIFAB will start implementation of renewed project on support of national coordination bureaus of the TACIS in Azerbaijan, envisaged for 2 years (till July 2007). The HIFAB, which has carried out the work since 2000, kept the acting implementation group, Asgar Alakbarov, the chief executive of the Coordination Bureau of EU Technical Assistance, told Trend.
вЂ�Major innovation of the project is development of mechanism and appraisal of effectiveness of the implemented and acting projects of the TACIS in Azerbaijan. The regulations were included in the technical task of the project at the request of the government as Azerbaijan and thw EU would transfer to new mechanism of cooperation in 2007. The government would like to extrapolate on the program of European neighborhood and avoid the problems. The European commission agreed with this position. The Coordination Bureau and HIFAB will set to development of the national appraisal mechanism of effectiveness of the TACIS projects in September,вЂ™ Alakbarov noted.
The HIFAB signed a 1 million euros contract as a result of the tender closed down late June. The EU has rendered 400 million euros assistance to the country, including 90 million euros on TACIS projects.