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New York Audience fascinated by “Ali and Nino” Movie

New York Audience fascinated by “Ali and Nino” Movie

Premiere of the feature film “Ali and Nino” based on the namesake world bestseller “Ali and Nino” novel by Gurban Said was held in New York. The premiere of the film, the project manager and executive producer of which is Leyla Aliyeva, vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place at …

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Construction Work at Baku Refinery to Start in March 2017

Construction Work at Baku Refinery to Start in March 2017

Construction work on the territory of Heydar Aliyev oil refinery in Baku will commence in March 2017, Tofig Gahramanov, the SOCAR vice-president for strategic development, told reporters in Baku. The FEED project (Front End Engineering Design) on new installations will be finished in December, said Gahramanov. The all-factory (including buildings, …

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Passenger flow via Heydar Aliyev Airport up by 19%

Passenger flow via Heydar Aliyev Airport up by 19%

The Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 265,000 passengers in October 2016, which is 19 percent more than in the same period of 2015, the airport’s press service said in a message Nov. 3. The airport served over 2.7 million passengers in January-October 2016. Of them, 1.7 million passengers chose to …

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Azerbaijan Resumes Manufacture of Oil Products

Azerbaijan Resumes Manufacture of Oil Products

The Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery has resumed the manufacture of oil products, reads a message from Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR. The refinery suspended the manufacture of oil products in August due to the scheduled repair works. Catalytic cracking, primary processing, coking and catalytic reforming facilities have been commissioned after …

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20th Anniversary of East-West Energy Corridor Marked in Tbilisi

20th Anniversary of East-West Energy Corridor Marked in Tbilisi

Georgia is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Baku-Supsa project with Azerbaijan – the “project of the century” that transfers oil from Azerbaijan through Georgia to Turkey and on to Europe. Georgia and Azerbaijan marks 20 years since both countries penned a deal to launch the project, high officials from …

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Zaha Hadid the First Woman Who Won the Pritzker Architecture Prize Died at 65

Zaha Hadid the First Woman Who Won the Pritzker Architecture Prize Died at 65

Zaha Hadid, the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, died on Thursday in Miami at the age of 65. The Iraqi-born, London-based architect designed technically challenging, visually arresting buildings around the globe. Hadid was best known for her public and institutional projects. To the many countries and cities that commissioned …

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Special Group to Manage Baku Oil Refinery Reconstruction

Special Group to Manage Baku Oil Refinery Reconstruction

Azerbaijan’s state energy company SOCAR and the KBR company will create an ad hoc group of experts for the management of the reconstruction work of the Baku Oil Refinery named after Heydar Aliyev. SOCAR announced that creation of an expert group is stipulated in the agreement signed by Refinery Director …

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AirBaltic, AZAL to Carry Out Joint Flights to Riga

AZAL, AirBaltic to Carry Out Joint Flights to Riga

Azerbaijan Airlines and Latvian airBaltic will begin operating joint flights on Baku-Riga-Baku route from May 29, 2016. airBaltic flights on this air line will be operated under the codes of both airlines, according to the code-share agreement. Direct flights from Riga to Baku will be operated every week on Wednesdays and …

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Azerbaijan’s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva marks her Birthday

Azerbaijan’s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Member of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Mehriban Aliyeva marks her birthday on August 26. Mehriban Aliyeva was born in Baku, in a famous family in Azerbaijan. Her father, Professor Arif Pashayev, is an academician at the …

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