Emergency Buildings to be Pulled Down in Azerbaijan’s Baku City – Executive Power’s Head (video)

Business Materials 26 October 2007 19:03 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. U.Ismaylova / The buildings in emergency situation in Baku City would be pulled down by order of the Azerbaijani Minister of Emergency Situations. Residents of such buildings would be provided with new departments, Hajibala Abutallibov, the Baku City Executive Power's head, said.

The 16 storeyed building collapsed in Baku in August, 25 people died.

According to Abutallibov, the order should be created in Azerbaijani construction sphere.

"Each company and enterprise violates the rules in construction sphere will be punished," Mr. Abutallibov said.

Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry would hold checks in all construction sector of Azerbaijan, Mr. Abutallibov said.