“Most laws adopting in culture don’t meet modern requirements,” Nizami Jafarov

Politics Materials 23 December 2005 16:58 (UTC +04:00)

“Despite adoption of 12 laws in culture from 1995, most them don’t meet modern requirements,” Nizami Jafarov, the chairman of the Milli Majlis [Parliament] Commission on culture, said to a sitting of the commission on Friday, Trend reports.

He noted that the laws did not reflect development in the culture. Touching upon the existence of problems in the spheres of theatre and music, Jafarov mentioned necessity of adoption of the Law on theatre activities.

He also expressed concern over non-adoption of the Law on names and surnames proposed by MP Rafael Husseynov.

Adalat Valiyev, the deputy Culture Minister, stressed that the Law on culture adopted in 1998 did not meet modern requirements.

Hamis Muradov, the Director of the Jafar Jabarly Film Studio, mentioned necessity of opening of TV channels on culture and fine art.