Last week’s laws, orders and decrees in Azerbaijan (Jan. 15-19)
Ilham Aliyev decrees to increase salaries of teachers
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree Jan. 17 to increase the workload and salaries of teachers working in state primary professional and specialized educational institutions, who passed diagnostic knowledge and skills assessment.
Moreover, the decree envisages increasing the salaries of employees engaged in administrative and educational activity.
Thus, the teachers' training load increases 1.5 times, while the monthly salaries double.
The decree is in force from January 1, 2018.
Ilham Aliyev decrees to prepare new law for investor rights protection
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on a number of measures to encourage investment activity and protect the rights of foreign investors on Jan. 18.
According to the decree, in order to create a favorable investment situation in Azerbaijan, the Cabinet of Ministers was instructed to prepare within three months a new 'Law on Investment Activity' on the basis of the 'Law on Investment Activity' and the 'Law on Protection of Rights of Foreign Investors', taking into account international experience, and to submit it to the president.