WB ready to help Azerbaijan expand ASAN xidmet’s activity
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 3 / Trend A. Akhundov /
The World Bank (WB) is ready to implement a project to improve ASAN xidmet's activity of the State Agency for Citizens' Service and Social Innovation under the president, head of WB's Baku office Larisa Leshchenko told Trend today.
She said the World Bank has already discussed the possibility of participating in such a project. The bank aims to expand the coverage of the service for every Azerbaijani citizen to have access to the country's high quality and efficient services.
"We are ready to assist this organisation expand the list of services, improving the software and constructing new regional centres," Leshchenko added.
The World Bank proposed to expand ASAN xidmet's functions within the report on 'Promoting Entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan'.
'In future, it will be possible to expand ASAN xidmet's functions and effectively render services for issuing business permits', a statement said.
The State Agency for Citizens' Service and Social Innovation under the Azerbaijani president was established on July 13, 2012. At present, four ASAN xidmet centres, three of them located in Baku and one in Sumgait, are operating under the agency.
Baku's ASAN xidmet No. 1 serves the citizens of Nasimi, Narimanov and Binagadi districts of Baku, Sumgait's ASAN xidmet renders services to the residents of the city and the districts of Absheron, Siyazan, Shabran and Khizi and Baku's ASAN xidmet No. 2 for the residents of the Khatai, Nizami and Surakhani districts.
Baku's ASAN xidmet No. 3 which will be opened soon will serve the residents of Yasamal, Sabail and Garadagh districts.
It is planned to open the fourth ASAN xidmet which will serve the population of three districts of Sabunchi, Khazar and Pirallahi.
ASAN xidmet initially rendered 23 legal services. At present, personal work permits for foreigners and stateless persons and certificates from the State Real Estate Register are also delivered. This takes the number of legal services rendered by state agencies to 25.