Last week review

Politics Materials 26 December 2006 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

18 December

• Azerbaijan began pumping commercial gas from the Shah Deniz field

• The Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC) signed a memorandum on intention with Milk-Pro on investing in the diary factories

• Next monitoring to detect bird blue' was held in Azerbaijan

• A new company appeared in the Azerbaijani insurance market

• Baku hosted a meeting of Industry Ministers of Turkey and Azerbaijan

19 December

• Hewlett Packard (HP) summarized in Baku its country activities in CIS in 2006

• Minimal wages were increased in Azerbaijan

• The Azerbaijani President increased the benefits given to internally displaced people for food

20 December

• The Azerbaijani President issued a decree on establishment of a commission on export control and interdepartmental group of experts

• The Azerbaijani President confirmed a Law on Credit Agreement between Azerbaijan and OPEC

• A new module power station and several new social facilities were opened in Nakhchivan with participation of the Azerbaijani President

• Azerbaijani Finance Ministry awarded a contract on fabrication of excise marks

• The Azerbaijani Government changed the system on taxation in the dwelling construction

• BP Azerbaijan and IFC signed an agreement on commencement of the second project on financing the logistics

• Cisco and the Azerbaijani Communications Ministry held a joint workshop on E-Government

21 December

• Workshop was organized by the Trustee Board of the Azerbaijani Fund for Promotion of Export and Investments (AZPROMO)

• SOCAR won BP's tender on construction of pipeline in Georgia

• The Elementary Investigation Department of the Azerbaijani Taxes Ministry held a briefing on publication of facts of illegal concealment of taxes from the budget

• For the first time Microsoft Corp held an Innovation Day Conference

22 December

• Azerbaijan and Gasprom set up talks in Moscow on gas deliveries in 2007

• Georgia gas received electricity from Azerbaijan

• Azerbaijani Mortgage Fund briefed on its activities in 2006

• The Transport Ministry held a presentation of two new underground passages and bridges

• A news-conference was held at the Baku Metro

• Rotterdam hosted hearings on the base of and Azerbaijan Government

• The Azerbaijani Finances Ministry awarded Carsu Pasarlins a contract on fabrication of excise marks

• Azerbaijani President increased the basic part of pensions

23 December

• Azersu signed an agreement under the construction of Oguz-Gabala-Baku water pipeline

• Law on 2007 Public Budget of Azerbaijan was signed