Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Presidential Administration and members of parliament hold meeting
On October 7, the Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and member of the Azerbaijani parliament (Milli Majlis) held a meeting on “Political and legal reforms in public administration and a new stage of cooperation between the executive power and the legislative body”, via video conferencing.
Speaker of the parliament Sahiba Gafarova, Head of the Department for Relations with Political Parties and Legislative Authority Adalat Valiyev and a number of newly elected members of the parliament attended the meeting.
Opening the event, Speaker Sahiba Gafarova first gave information about the recent military provocations committed by Armenia on the frontline and the successful counter-offensive operations of the Azerbaijani Army. She said the great victories of our glorious Army during the counter-offensive under the leadership of Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev made each of us feel proud.
"The Azerbaijani Army prevents all provocations of the enemy. Moreover, in the field of diplomacy, the Azerbaijani state is working purposefully to convey the Armenian provocations to the international community. The parliament is also trying to fulfill its responsibilities in this regard. Over the past few days, the parliament addressed appeals to international parliamentary organizations, and as Speaker of the Milli Majlis, I have had numerous telephone conversations with parliamentary leaders of a number of countries”, Gafarova said.
The Speaker noted that in recent years, Azerbaijan has been implementing extensive reforms in many areas: “In particular, the systematic, comprehensive reforms implemented last year under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev have ensured the dynamic development of our country. Azerbaijan's economic opportunities have expanded, and in parallel, revolutionary decisions have been made in the social sphere. These decisions have allowed citizens to raise their living standards substantially. In the current year of the global pandemic, the Azerbaijani state, remaining loyal to the philosophy of the social state, stood by its citizens and did not cut any social programs.”
Addressing the event, Department Head of the Presidential Administration Adalat Valiyev spoke about the political and legal reforms that are being conducted by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and gave detailed information about the work done so far to establish a new political configuration. He highlighted the steps taken to achieve national unity under the direct initiative and leadership of the head of state, stressing that regular work was carried out with political parties and robust cooperation was established, and a new political culture was formed in the country.
Speaking about the national unity, enthusiasm and fighting spirit of everyone in these days when the Azerbaijani Army under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief is resolutely advancing to restore the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, Valiyev emphasized that First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva has also made significant contributions to national unity and solidarity. He also said that the head of state's various speeches, statements and interviews exposed Armenia's aggressive policy to the world community, reminded the need for everyone who feels civil responsibility to be extremely passionate in this direction.
Members of the parliament Amina Agazade, Elnur Allahverdiyev, Nigar Arpadarai, Kamal Jafarov, Elshad Mirbashiroglu, Etibar Aliyev, Tural Ganjaliyev, Nurlan Hasanov, Arzu Nagiyev, Afat Hasanova and Fatma Yildirim addressed the meeting. The speeches analyzed the political, legal, and institutional and personnel reforms carried out by the president in recent years, the positive changes caused by these reforms, as well as the role of the Milli Majlis in this process, prospects for further improvement of relations between the legislative authority and the executive power. The deputies also noted that they support all the steps taken by the Supreme Commander-in-Chief on these glorious days and will continue this work with confidence by mobilizing all their resources.