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Nearly 57,000 unemployed registered in Azerbaijan

21 May 2005 [09:21] - TODAY.AZ
About 57,000 unemployed registered in Azerbaijan for today, Minister of labour and social security of Azerbaijan, Ali Nagiyev said on 20 May 2005 at the press-conference on results of works, carried out during the year, Trend reports.
According to him, the Ministry carried out a number of measures targeted at enhancing of social security of unemployed people during 2004 and I quarter of the current year. Thus, 21662 persons were provided with respective job, over 2,000 were involved in the professional training, 1966 persons were engaged in the public works, the unemployed status received 4788 citizens and 5949 individuals were provided with compensation by the employment bodies

Last year 20,000 vacancies were offered with the average salary of 347,000 manats at labour fairs. At the result of labour fairs, held in 55 districts of Azerbaijan 6185 citizen have been provided with jobs.

With the aim of improvement of the population employment policy the Ministry prepared the project "Employment Strategy", the Minister said. According to him, the document has been already viewed at the Cabinet of Ministers and submitted to the President's Executive office for consideration.

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