Azerbaijan, Baku, June 23 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
The Azerbaijani government plans a phased implementation of necessary measures to improve material and technical base of the press, social maintenance of media staff, the Presidential Administration socio-political department head
Ali Hasanov said.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on celebration of the 135-th anniversary of the national press. According to the decree, the presidential administration, together with the State Media Support Fund under the Azerbaijani President and the Press Council are instructed to conduct commemorative activities in Baku and regions of the country.
The presidential administration was instructed to submit proposals to the President during a month in connection with the awarding of journalists who have special merits in the national press, based on the recommendations of journalistic organizations and editorial boards.
Ali Hasanov said that the president ordered about the widespread holding of the 135-th anniversary of the national press. The relevant organizations got necessary orders.
"After this order signed by the head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev, the program of events was approved and accepted. Specific instructions were given to central and local executive authorities to implement the orders emanating from this order," Ali Hasanov said.
He said that the events will be taken within the anniversary celebration.
"On the one hand, it will attract people's attention to the press. On the other hand, it will serve as an impetus to the study of traditional media that existed in Azerbaijan in recent years, the application of international practices in the field of press in Azerbaijan", Ali Hasanov said.