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Conference held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations (video, photo)

On September 7, 2022, a conference dedicated to the discussion of issues related to fire safety in forests was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations with the joint participation of Minister Colonel-General Kamaladdin Heydarov and Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev.

The conference was attended by Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Tapdig Amiraslanov, Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Vugar Karimov and head staff of relevant structural units and agencies of both ministries.

Addressing the conference, Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov spoke about the importance of the conference and gave information about the wildfires that occurred in our country in recent times and their causes. The Minister noted that against the background of global climate change, due to long-term hot and dry weather and the influence of anthropogenic factors, unfortunately, forest fires occurred in various regions of our country this year too. The Minister recalled that although extinguishing fires in mountainous areas with complex terrain was accompanied by additional difficulties, the Ministry of Emergency Situations         managed to extinguish the fires by mobilizing a large number of forces and means, in connection with the relevant agencies. Emphasizing the importance of further strengthening the coordinated action between the relevant state bodies for the effective organization of the complex fight against forest fires, Minister K. Heydarov suggested the establishment of a joint working group consisting of employees of both ministries under the leadership of a representative of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources with the view of preparing and submitting proposals accordingly in the direction of preventing wildfires and ensuring fire safety in forests.

Speaking at the conference, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev noted the importance of such joint consultations for further improving the efficiency of fighting forest fires. He gave detailed information about the measures taken by the Ministry led by him to prevent forest fires and spoke about the steps taken to preserve the ecological balance. Minister M. Babayev expressed confidence that better results would be achieved by expanding the inter-agency joint activity in the field of ensuring fire safety in forests and highly appreciated the proposal to establish a joint working group.

Then, the Head of the MES State Fire Protection Service, internal service Major General Fuzuli Asadov made a speech on the fires that occurred in the forests during the summer season and their extinguishing operations, the Head of the State Fire Control Service, internal service Major General Hikmat Abbasov spoke about the relevant measures taken in the direction of ensuring fire safety in forests.

Then, the first deputy head of the MES Main Department for Development of Digital Technologies and Innovations Nijat Aliyev made a presentation on the capabilities of the intelligent management system of emergencies, which had been implemented as a pilot project, in relation to ensuring fire safety in forest areas.

At the end of the conference, a decision was made to establish a joint working group consisting of employees of both ministries under the leadership of the representative of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources for the purpose of preparing complex proposals in the direction of ensuring fire safety in forests and presenting them accordingly.

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