Migration Service of Azerbaijan expands number of electronic services (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev Trend:
The number of electronic services provided by the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan has been increased from 11 to 14: through the "ASAN viza" system, the list of electronic visas has been supplemented by an entry labor visa.
The statement was made by the head of the Service Vusal Huseynov at a press conference, Trend reports.
Huseynov noted that a new mobile application of the MİGAZ Service was developed and presented to the public.
"In addition, a new project was launched on “ASAN Radio” the program “Miqrasiya saatı” (“Migration Time”) is on the air, on Wednesdays to convey information to a wide audience since October 10,” Huseynov said.
The head of the State Migration Service added that in 2018 the Service’s work was expanded, and at the border checkpoints of Samur, Astara, Shikhly, migration departments began to work around the clock.
Huseynov noted that, given the significant increase in the number of foreigners on New Year’s Eve, from December 15 of last year to January 15, 2019, monthly check is taking place, information is provided to foreigners through video clips, printed and distributed flyers in Azerbaijani, Russian and English.
According to Huseynov, the Service has drafted nearly 30 international treaties, including readmission agreements related to the improvement, within the framework of international law, the process of returning compatriots illegally living abroad, protocols on the implementation of these agreements, as well as bilateral agreements on cooperation in the field of migration in order to strengthen relations with the migration authorities of foreign countries.
Also, he said that two recruitment competitions had been held.
“In the first competition, nine employees were hired and in the second competition the testing has already been completed. In the second job competition, it is planned to hire 14 employees,” said the official.