“Azerbaijan plays an important role on energy security. We are repairing historical Silk Way actually.” President Ilham Aliyev told at his speech at the opening of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, SIA informs.
According to the Head of state Azerbaijan is economically independent : We’re not dependent on donors. We do not seek endowment or aid. We have ensured our energy security, and we’re now contributing to the energy security of other countries.We realized that energy resources were not going to be enough for sustainable development. Therefore, freedoms are in our spotlight. All fundamental freedoms are secured in Azerbaijan. Freedom of religion is ensured. This is essential for our development,” highlighted Azerbaiojan’s President.
“A rate of unemployment and poverty in the country has been reduced down to 5 percent.” added Mr Aliyev.