BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 27
Six new plants producing medical alcohol have already been commissioned in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov said.
The minister made the remark at a meeting of the Operational Headquarters chaired by Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov, Trend reports.
He noted that the production of alcohol will meet the whole domestic demand for this product.
Jabbarov noted that currently, alcohol is produced in 100, 250, 500 milliliter bottles, as well as in liter and five-liter bottles.
"Today, the reserve volume of 96 percent alcohol in the country is 1.5 million liters, which allows us to meet the population’s total need for alcohol several times," the minister said.
Operational Headquarters under Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers held a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ali Asadov on March 26.
The meeting participants discussed issues related to the special quarantine regime and the situation with observing the requirements of the regime.
The participants also discussed the issues related to the evacuation of Azerbaijan’s citizens and their bringing back from abroad, the situation in quarantine zones, as well as the treatment of patients and adopted relevant decisions.