On Thursday the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources held an event in connection with the completion of an education program on cut in gas returns creating thermo-effects in the Caspian basin came to an end, Trend reports.
The program was sanctioned in the base of a memorandum on mutual understanding undersigned by the International Agency for Development of Canada on 4 April 2003 in compliance with the presidential decree.
Addressing to the gathering Huseyn Bagirov, the Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources, said that around 60 specialists from different organizations, Ministries of Economic development, industry and energy, agriculture and energy, education, the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Azerenergy, Azerigas, NGOs took part in the process of implementation of the project, which was also carried out in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Under the program 4 projects have been developed in Azerbaijan, which concern the rehabilitation of a heating system at Lyceum 15 in Sumgayit, use of wind and sun energy for generation of electricity and thermo-power.
Peter Melkunchik, the head of the program, and Susan Segyun, a representative of the Agency, made remarks to the event expressing their satisfaction with the implementation of the program in Azerbaijan.
16 representatives from some bodies received special certificates on completion of education under the program.