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Baku, Sofia ink border cooperation agreement


The State Border Service of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Bulgaria have signed an agreement on border cooperation. The agreement was inked during the meeting between Chief of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan, Major general Elchin Guliyev and delegation led by Bulgarian Interior Minister Mladen Marinov …

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Indian business delegation visits Baku

India and Baku

As part of the business engagement with Azerbaijan, a business delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), one of the leading business chambers of India, has visited Baku. The delegation included representatives of companies engaged in key sectors like energy, power, tourism, education, construction and agriculture. During the visit, …

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UNESCO names Baku as Creative City of Design


Azerbaijan’s capital is a city where the wonders of the past meet modernity. From ancient temples to breathtaking skyscrapers, the City of Winds is packed with history waiting to be explored. Baku has been named “Creative City of Design” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On the occasion of World Cities’ …

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European Union to conduct Cultural Heritage Festival

Cultural Heritage Festival

The European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan will hold the 2nd edition of “Fantazia” Cultural Heritage Festival from November 1-15 in Baku, Ganja and Nij village of Gabala. The purpose of the “Fantazia” Festival, named after Baku’s famous bath house protected building, is to raise awareness on the need to showcase …

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Central Bank to auction short-term notes

Central Bank

An auction for placement of short-term notes of Azerbaijan’s Central Bank (CBA) worth 200 million manats will be held at Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) on Aug. 20, Trend reports referring to BSE. According to BSE, securities at a par value of 100 manats each and a maturity period of 28 days will …

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Zhara-2019 festival kicks off in Baku


Zhara-2019 International Music Festival has got underway at a resort on the shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku. The first day of the concert featured performance of Philip Kirkorov, A’Studio, Vera Brezhneva, Bosson, Rita Dakota, Dmitry Matatov, Mozgi, Glyuk’oza, Nikolay Baskov, Kristina Orbakayte, Burito, Emin Aghalarov, Elina Chaga, Zivert, …

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UN Public Service Award Ceremony held in Baku

UN Public Service Award Ceremony

The United Nations Public Service Award Ceremony has been held as part of the 2019 United Nations Public Service Forum jointly organized by the United Nations and the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and …

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Ankara, Baku to become twin cities

Ankara, Baku

Ankara and Baku will become twin cities, new mayor of Ankara Mansur Yavas said at a meeting with Azerbaijani ambassador to Turkey Khazar Ibrahim, Trend reports referring to the Turkish media. “It is an honour for me that an agreement will be signed during the period of my activity at this post,” …

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