The foundation of fighting against corruption jointly with the Association of the Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) held a вЂњroundtableвЂќ in Gyanja and Balakan, dedicated to the subject вЂњThe situation with the enforcement of the law вЂњOn corruption fightingвЂќ and the level of corruption in the regionsвЂќ.
At the event that took place in Gyanja, a serious exchange of opinions was held and the corruption level in the town became the subject of discussions, Trend reports. It was especially noted the level of corruption in education, healthcare, at the state road traffic police is rather high. At the end of discussions a decision to establish a Coordination Council involving the public representatives was taken.
There was an attempt to hinder the event, scheduled in Balakan, at the instructions of the head of the executive power of the region Nasib Muhammedaliyev. The policemen closed the doors of the building where the event was to be held and forced to take out the regional public representatives invited for participating in the roundtable from the area, the foundationвЂ™s executive director Vasif Movsumov reported.
Nevertheless, the event was held at another place with participation of the regional intelligentsia. The representatives of the public spoke, that the corruption is widespread in the region, and nothing is possible to do without bribing. According to Movsumov, similar events will be held in Lankaran and Geychay.