Azerbaijan`s Prime Minister Artur Rasizade has today met participants of the international “Civil defence and preparation of civil societies for disaster risk prevention” conference.
The Premier briefed the participants on the activity of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Emergency Situations.
He also highlighted the Ministry`s cooperation with the relevant bodies of the international organizations and foreign countries.
Speaking on economic development of the country, Mr. Rasizade touched upon the progress achieved by Azerbaijan`s Government on improvement the well-being of the people.
On Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, The Premier noted the 20 percent of the country`s territories were occupied by Armenia.
Secretary General of the International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) Al Sleibi Navaf, in turn, praised the conference, adding this would contribute to the joining efforts of the Member States.
Al Sleibi Navaf also highlighted Azerbaijan`s achievements in civil defence sphere.