Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Novruz Mammadov held a meeting of the Office of Chief of Staff of the Cabinet of Ministers on the issues raised at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socio-economic development of the first quarter of 2019 and future tasks, which was chaired by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov highlighted the country`s accomplishments, economic reforms and innovations introduced in the first quarter of 2019. The Prime Minister described the directions and targets set out by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the meeting as the main criterion for the government.
Novruz Mammadov said that serious social reforms conducted and decisions made in the first quarter of the year were highly welcomed by the Azerbaijani society, paving the way for the growth of the country`s rankings both at the regional and global scales.
“In particular, the head of state maintains a constant focus on the social problems of the low-income part of population, martyr families, Karabakh war disabled and IDPs. And it is among top priority issues for the Cabinet of Ministers. At the same time, institutional changes, efforts aimed at ensuring transparency and sound environment in the tax and customs fields have led to positive changes. The country ensured sustainable development on all economic indicators, large investment and infrastructure projects contribute to the economy. The inauguration of SOCAR Carbamide plant in the Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park, the adoption of the “State Program for the socio-economic development of regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2019–2023” and the “2019-2025 State Program for ensuring food security in the Republic of Azerbaijan” as well as the measures to diversify the agrarian sector and ensure sustainable development in the country are all practical results of the purposeful activities of the head of state.
The meeting featured the discussion on the results of the socio-economic development.
Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov gave instructions to relevant departments of the Office of Chief of Staff of the Cabinet of Ministers regarding the fulfillment of the tasks set by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.