More than 300 entrepreneurs, municipal and community members from Beylagan, Bilasuvar, Hajigabul, Imishli, Neftchala, Saatli, Sabirabad and Salyan districts, included to Aran economic region, joined the public debate on “Economic reforms in Azerbaijan: achievements and perspectives”, launched in Shirvan by the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CAERC). First, the monument of the nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev was visited and put bunch of flower. Vusal Gasimli, executive director of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan greeted the event participants and noted that, Shirvan was the second city, having biggest military industry complex after Baku in Southern Caucasus and important transport crossroad, where the electric energy generation, oil-gas production and light and heavy industry is developed: “Implemented economic reforms provides transformation of regional cities to the development center of the zone as Shirvan. Particularly, Shirvan is very significant from point of view of organization of product processing in surrounding agricultural districts”. Vusal Gasimli, mentioning the importance of public participation in ensuring the success of the economic reforms added that, the reforms have already become the driver of the economy: “Systematic economic reforms, together with the infrastructure established by the government are completed with enhancing of the economy of zone and improving the welfare of the population”. Elkhan Mikayilov, the section chief of the assistance service on the Economic Policy and Industry Issues by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan added that, provided debates in the districts for a long time, according to the task of the President Ilham Aliyev serves provision of entrepreneurs’ participation in the implementation of strategic road maps and reforms, realized for improvement of business environment. At the same time, these debates are very significant in terms of determination of action plan of strategic road maps specifically for each region. Zaur Gardashov, head of Azexport portal of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication provided a speech. Fariz Ahmadov, the section chief of the Ministry of Economy presented the entrepreneurs appropriate information about the region. Sabid Abiyev, first deputy head of Executive Powere of Shirvan city, Fuad Mahmudov, chief of 5th Territorial Taxes Department of the Ministry of Taxes and the regional representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture had also joined the debate. After the speeches finished, the questions of entrepreneurs, municipal and community members were replied. It should be noted that, the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan has launched the debates with participation of 1500 community members in Central Agdam, Sheki, Guba, Ismayilli, Ganja and Sumgayit.