On Friday Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev issued a Decree on institution of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Azerbaijan Republic.
Under the decree, the Ministry is established with respect to remove the results of technical accidents, prevention of fires, establishment of unified government center over the relevant bodies on rescue and rehabilitation work, organization work on civil defense.
In compliance with the decree, the State Committee on control over observation of security in industry, the committee on mining control, as well as the Committee on material reserves at the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, while their major funds, property functions and reserves are transferred to the disposal of the new ministry.
Hence, the Civil Defense Department of the Defense Ministry, the State Fore Defense Department, the State Rescue Service, complex of special plants Isotop of the Housing and Communal Services of the Baku City Executive Power, the unified directorate of the unbuilt facilities of the State Committee on construction and Architecture and storages under the disposal of the Committee are given to the property of the new establishment.
The Cabinet is charged within a month to prepare proposals and appropriate papers and submit to the President of the Azerbaijan Republic and resolve other questions resulting from the Decree
The decree enacted into since the date of signing.