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Nakhchyvan hosts the XII meeting of the CIS Interstate Council on Industrial Safety

On September 16th, the twelfth meeting of the CIS Interstate Council on Industrial Safety initiated by the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and organized by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan started and launched in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
Heads of the Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova and Tajikistan’s relevant authorities and representatives of the CIS Executive Committee and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe takes part. They first laid a wreath at the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev and paid tribute to his memory.
The guests visited the Heydar Aliyev Museum, toured the stands and viewed the various exhibits and the precious paintings dedicated to the different periods of his life.
Lieutenant General Shamy Abdullayev, Minister of Emergency Situations of the Nakhchyvan Autonomous Republic spoke at the opening session of the event held at “Duzdagh” specific Hotel. He welcomed the guests and in details briefed them on territory, population, natural resources and history and the status of Nakhchyvan autonomy.
Orujali Hajiyev, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan attended the event. Recalling the words of the great leader Heydar Aliyev - "Preventing an emergency is easier than eliminating consequences" he pointed out the professional forecasting and prevention of man-made disasters likely can occur industrial environment within contemporary conditions play an important role. 
Therefore, in this regard, continued close cooperation among the CIS countries, the exchange of experience will play an important role in a solution of a variety of issues Orujali Hajiyev added.
The event continued with demonstration of a video clip designed to aware and thus ensure the safety of the industry in Azerbaijan Republic.
Serqey Mikhnovech, co-adviser of the prevention and elimination of emergency situations division of the security cooperation, resistance to new threats and challenges department of the CIS Executive Committee read the CIS Executive Secretary Sergey Lebedev’s letter addressed to the participants.
Then, the presidency of the Security Council in the industry of the CIS Interstate Council was declared to be handed over Azerbaijan from the Republic of Belarus.
The guests on the same day toured the historical and architectural monuments of Nakhchyvan, visited the State Carpet Museum, "Khan Sarayi(Khan’s Palace)" the State Historical-Architectural Museum, "Nakhchyvangala (Castle of Nakhchyvan)" State Historical-Architectural Complex and got acquainted with the administrative building of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Nakhchyvan Autonomous Republic.

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