Azerbaijan, Baku, July 23 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
A residential building will be built to improve the living conditions of journalists, the Azerbaijani State Support for Media Development Fund under the Azerbaijani President head Vugar Safarli told Trend.
"A special commission will be established to ensure transparency in providing journalists with apartments", Safarli said.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on measures to strengthen social protection of press representatives. According to the decree, funds worth 5 million manat must be allocated to the Azerbaijani State Support for Media Development Fund from the presidential reserve fund to improve the living conditions of Azerbaijani press representatives and construction of houses.
Safarli said that primarily the allocation of space for the building will be discussed with the relevant organizations. The draft will be also prepared.
"Then the number of apartments that can be built on the allocated funds, will be determined. Afterwards, public discussions on the following question will be launched. One of them includes criteria according to which the journalists will get apartments. It will be a mechanism of providing with apartments," the fund head said.