Last week’s laws, orders and decrees in Azerbaijan (Feb. 13-17)
Azerbaijan creates Transport, Communication and High Technologies Ministry
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed an order to create the Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies.
The new ministry will be headed by Ramin Guluzade.
Azerbaijani state to pay utility bills of IDPs living in dormitories, boarding houses
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has amended a presidential decree, dated 23 January 2017, on the determination of a unified monthly allowance for IDPs and persons equated to them. Under the amendments, bills for utility services, including gas, electricity, water and sewage system, used by IDPs and persons equated with them living in places of temporary residence (former dormitories, boarding houses and other buildings), where the installation of meters is impossible, will be paid by the state.
In accordance with the amendments, bills for electricity consumed by IDPs and persons equated with them living in places of temporary residence with no gas supply will also be paid by the state starting from February 1.