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Conference held with participation of Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov (video, photo)

A conference dedicated to the discussion of issues related to fire safety in forests was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations with the participation of the Minister, Colonel-General Kamaladdin Heydarov.

The conference was attended by the Head of the Department of Construction, Urban Planning and Utilities of the Office of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan Feyruz Mustafayev, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Tapdig Amiraslanov and head staff of the relevant structural units and agencies of the MES. The recent forest fires and their causes were widely discussed at the conference.

Speaking at the conference about the recent forest fires in the country, Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov underlined that these fires are primarily caused by global warming. The Minister also noted that in addition to the effect of global warming, the main cause of fires remains the human factor. Some people's disregard for simple fire safety rules and careless behavior lead to the occurrence of fires in the forests, which are our national treasure and damage to our forest fund, flora and fauna, which have been formed over decades.

Then, the Head of the MES State Fire Protection Service, internal service Major General Fuzuli Asadov made a report on the measures taken to extinguish fires in forest areas in the country, the Head of the State Fire Control Service, internal service Major General Hikmat Abbasov made a report about the work done in the direction of preventing wildfires and ensuring fire safety.

In the end, Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov stated the importance of continuing the measures taken to prevent fires and also gave instructions to the heads of the relevant structural units of the Ministry to prepare proposals for making relevant changes in the normative legal acts related to fire safety in forests.

 



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