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Refugees and IDPs State Committee Chief Ali Hasanov meets with Italian Ambassador

25 March 2006 [10:10] - TODAY.AZ
Deputy Premier, Chairman of the Republic Committee for International Humanitarian Aid, the State Committee on work with Refugees and IDPs, Ali Hasanov, met with Mr. Gian Luigi Masha, Italian Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

As APA informs, Ali Hasanov said at the meeting that Italy rendered food worth $1 million 772 thousand in 2000 and 1 million euro in the resent years to Azerbaijan which has over 1 million refugees and IDPs. He also reminded that $2.2 million was allocated within ENI Company's project "Refugees and IDPs in Azerbaijan" and Azerbaijan gave this amount to the UN Supreme Commissariat for Refugees.

"The Supreme Commissariat built 377 houses, 2 schools, 2 hospitals, 5 bathrooms 3 kindergartens and so on, drilled 5 artesian wells and repaired 13 km long main water pipeline".

The diplomat said that Italy's proud to have Azerbaijan in the list of friends.


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