вЂњPOVERTY RATE DECREASED TO 40%,вЂќ ILHAM ALIYEV
вЂњPoverty rate in Azerbaijan decreased to 40% and this figure continues to decline,вЂќ Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, said to the Lerik public at a opening ceremony of Ex-President Heydar AliyevвЂ™s monument, Trend
According to Aliyev, the state policy attaches special attention to the social-economic development of the regions and this policy will continue in the future. He voiced hope that no poor people will remain in the country and favorable conditions will be established for them as a result of this policy.
The construction of the first regional module power station in the Astara region is confirmation of the governmentвЂ™s desire to provide the population with uninterrupted energy supply.
Aliyev also visited the Lerik Museum of History and Local Lore on Wednesday.
The Azerbaijani PresidentвЂ™s tour of the southern regions of the country will continue on Friday. President plans to visit the regions Masalli and Yardimli.