Ministry: TAP, IAP can ensure Croatia’s energy security

By Trend The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and Ionian-Adriatic Pipeline (IAP) are strategic projects that can ensure diversification of transportation routes and gas supply security for Croatia, Trend reports with reference to the draft energy development strategy of Croatia until 2030, published by the country’s Ministry of Environment and Energy. The document…

Azerbaijani junior athletes win two golds in Tokyo

By Ofeliya Afandiyeva Azerbaijani junior athletes have won two gold and one silver medals at the 27th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions held in Tokyo on December 5-8. Azerbaijani trampoline gymnast Magsud Magsudov gained 52,700 points at the final stage and was ranked first among 11-12 years-old gymnasts,…

Azerbaijan, Iran to build Rasht-Astara railway

By Ofeliya Afandiyeva Azerbaijan and its southern neighbor Iran will build Rasht-Astara (Iran) - Astara (Azerbaijan) railway line in the near future as part of the North–South Transport Corridor. This was stated during the 4th meeting of the Working Group on the development of the North-South Western route of the…

Colorful kids festival held in Baku

By Laman Ismayilova Colorful festival "Journey to the Carpetland" has been held at National Carpet Museum. A two-day festival was timed to the 10th anniversary of the museum's kids department. The project was co-organized by the Cultural Ministry and National Carpet Museum. At the event, director of the Azerbaijan National Carpet…

WB says Tajik GDP growth to slow down

By Abdul Kerimkhanov Tajikistan’s GDP indicators will slow down to 5.5–5.0 percent over the period of 2020-2021, according to the latest report of World Bank (WB), published in its official website. In particular, real GDP growth slowed from 7.3 percent in 2018 to 6.2 percent in 2019, and will slow…

Azerbaijani FM receives newly-appointed Algerian envoy

By Trend Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the newly appointed Ambassador of People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria Salima Abdelhak to the Republic of Azerbaijan, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry. Congratulating Salima Abdelhak on her appointment as the Ambassador of Algeria to our country, Mammadyarov expressed his hope that…

Kazakhstan to sign $2 billion agreements with Germany

By Abdul Kerimkhanov Kazakhstan is Germany’s most important trading partner in Central Asia region. Kazakhstan will sign a package of agreements worth $2 billion with Germany, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has told German media ahead of his visit to that country. "For Kazakhstan, Germany is a key European partner. As…