Regional public lecture on “Economic reforms in Azerbaijan: Achievements and perspectives” was launched in Sumgayit
The next regional pubic lecture on “Economic reforms in Azerbaijan: Achievements and Perspectives” was launched in Sumgayit by the initiative of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Vusal Gasimli, Executive Director of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Elkhan Mikayilov, the section chief of the assistance service on the Economic Policy and Industry Issues by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Faig Karimov, first deputy head of the Executive Power of Sumgayit city and Tahir Mirishli, member of the Parliament provided speeches in the debates. They noted that, the significant development of Absheron economic region in the background of economic reforms in the country is noticeable. Industrial potential of Sumgayit is very significant in terms of growth of non-oil export of the country and creation of employment opportunities. Especially, production of polymer, large-diameter polyethylene pipes, steel pipes and glass boards in Chemistry Industrial Park serves not only the non-oil industry, but also the diversification and sustainable development of the economy as a whole. Sumgayit Technologies Park is bright example of the economic modernization policy in the country. Absheron economic region also has potential for the development of tourism and agriculture. Economic reforms, provided under leadership of President Ilham Aliyev, created favorable condition for the development of entrepreneurship in Absheron economic region. It is not accidental that, the companies of this region get orders for non-oil products through Azerxpot.az portal.
Ayaz Chaparli, head of Economic Analyze and Analytical-Information department of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication and Fariz Ahmadov, the section chief of the Ministry of Economy provided presentations on economic reforms during public debates. Abbas Ismayilov, head of 2nd Territorial Taxes Department of the Ministry of Taxes and the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture participated in the event.
After the speeches finished, the questions interested by entrepreneurs, municipal and community members were replied. Vusal Gasimli, Executive Director of the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication finalized the debates and noted that, economic reforms open wider opportunities for more effective utilization of the potential of Absheron economic region in industrial, tourism, transport and agricultural fields. In this regard, providing public informativeness and participation gives opportunity for better comprehension of the advantages of economic reforms. At the same time, the opinions of the regions residents are taken into consideration in realization of new reforms. So far, the Center for Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication has launched such debates with more than 1000 community members of Central Agdam, Sheki, Guba, Ismayilli and Ganja.