Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 19
By Abbas Akhundov - Trend:
A new head was appointed to Azerbaijan's Commission on State Support for Agricultural Producers.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ilham Guliyev has been appointed the commission's head in line with the decision of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers.
Previously, current Deputy Prime Minister Ismat Abasov held this position.
The commission provides granting aid to producers of agricultural products from the state budget for purchase of fuel and motor oils. It also pays 50 percent of the cost of mineral fertilizers, bought by the producers.
Official exchange rate on Dec. 19 is 0.7844 AZN/USD.
Translated by E.A.
Edited by C.N.