Weekly economic review (July 17-21)
Ilham Aliyev attends ceremony to give out apartments to journalists
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a ceremony to give out apartments to journalists as the second residential building for media workers was inaugurated on the occasion of the Day of the National Press.
Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan for Public and Political Issues Ali Hasanov, Executive Director of the Fund of State Support to the Development of Mass Media Vugar Safarli and chairman of Azerbaijan Press Council Aflatun Amashov informed the president that there are 255 apartments in the building.
The total area of the 17-storey building, which was constructed under the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Additional Measures to Strengthen Social Protection of Azerbaijani Media Workers" dated July 22, 2013, is 34,000 square meters.
The building has nine one-room, 144 two-room, 93 three-room, and 9 four-room apartments. There is a playground in the yard of the building, where extensive landscaping work was done.