Monitoring Of Bird Started In Azerbaijan

Tbilisi. September 24 (Prime-News) – The first monitoring in autumn on bird flue began in Azerbaijan on Monday.

Trend news agency informs about that referring to Yolchu Khanvali, press secretary of the State Veterinary Service at the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry.

Monitoring will be carried out by a special commission consisting of specialists from the Veterinary Service, Ecology and Health Care Ministries and the Azerbaijani Hunters Association until September 28.

The monitoring will cover the Absheron Peninsula, and regions of Davachi, Salyan, Agjabadi and Lankaran.

The State Veterinary Service held 8 monitoring sessions from the beginning of the year. A total of 8,210 samples of wild animals were examined and no infections were traced.

On September 05 the State Veterinary Service at the Agriculture Ministry of Azerbaijan imposed a new prohibition on import of poultry from different regions of the Russian Federation, including Krasnodar, Stavropol and North Caucasus regions due to outbreak of the bird flu.

One Of Poultry Markets In Azerbaijan Closed

Tbilisi. September 28 (Prime-News) – The executive Administration of Barda region in Azerbaijan suspended functioning of one of the biggest poultry markets of the country “Kolkhoz” with participation of Police officers on September 28.

Trend news agency informs about that referring to Mehman Ismaylov, doctor of the Veterinary Service of Barda region.

According to him, the reason for closing became reveal of bird flue in the poultry farm in Krasnodar province of the Russian Federation.

The Veterinary Service decided to close the farm to prevent spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, the first autumn monitoring session over the bird flu was completed in Azerbaijan on Friday.

Yolchu Khanvali, the press secretary of the State Veterinary Service informed that similar monitoring session was held in the Absheron Peninsula, Davachi, Salyan and Agjabadi regions of Azerbaijan on September 24.

More than 10 wild birds were shot during the monitoring and were sent to the laboratory for examination. The laboratory will announce the results on October 06.

The commission consisting of veterinary specialists, Ecology and Health Ministry and the Hunters Union are holding the monitoring sessions.

The State Veterinary Service held 8 monitoring sessions in 2007.


Construction Of Small And Medium-Sized HPPs To Begin In Azerbaijan

Tbilisi. October 03 (Prime-News) – Construction of some fifty small and medium-sized hydroelectric power stations will begin in the nearest future in Azerbaijan.

Trend news agency informs about that referring to Natig Aliyev, Minister of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan, who stated about that at the meeting with Turkish entrepreneurs today.

The Minister called on the Turkish entrepreneurs to increase investments into the industry and energy sectors of Azerbaijan.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the companies of Sabanchi Holding, Aks Group, Koch Group, Bosforgaz, Yarjiyaz, Borusal, and Anadolu Group.

Republican Hygiene And Epidemiology Center To Inspect Poultry Farms

Tbilisi. October 03 (Prime-News) – The Republican Hygiene and Epidemiology Center intends to inspect poultry farms at the beginning of bird fall migration.


Trend news agency informs that the inspections are an attempt to reveal if the conditions of poultry farms, mainly in Baku and in the regions, meet international standards.

The Center will impose a fine in any case where conditions do not meet the requirements.

Giorgi Arveladze: Georgia’s Position Regarding WTO Issue Is Fundamental

Tbilisi. November 22 (Prime-News) – Georgian side has a fundamental position regarding Russia’s joining the WTO. Georgia won’t change its position until legalization of two border checkpoints – Adleri-Leselidze, at the border between Russia and breakaway Abkhazia, and the Roki Tunnel, at the border between Russia and breakaway South Ossetia.

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