Construction of main road and railway lines westbound, northbound and southbound is planned to complete till late 2008, the Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan (MED) Farhad Aliyev told Trend.
He noted the principal goal of the medium-term program for the regionsвЂ™ economic development. В"The programвЂ™s major goal is diminishing of the difference between the city
and the region, to ensure both regional and balanced development of the economyвЂќ.
The Minister also noted the negotiations with foreign companies on building the roads are accomplished, as well as on sufficiency of funds allocated for implementation of these projects by the state budget.
Aliyev also noted implementation of infrastructure projects, particularly, laying new electrical transmission lines, water supply pipelines and etc., is also planned.
В"MED, as the program coordinator, carries out relevant work with various state bodies tooвЂќ, the Minister said.