Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
In our Republic settlement of environmental problems has always been the focus of attention of the state, national activity program on environmental protection has been adopted, numerous important works have been carried out in the direction of implementation of international ecological programs, rehabilitation and protection of natural resources, establishment of national parks, and creation of ecological network.
Within the implemented structural reforms in the Republic, the following bodies which engaged in environmental protection and separate aspects of use of natural resources and dealt with partly the same works in their activities were liquidated: State control committee on ecology and use of natural resources, “Azerforest” public corporation, Geology Committee, “Azerfish” State Concern, and State Hydrometeorology Committee. Consequently the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources was established under the decree no 485 by the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated May 23, 2001.
Decree by the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan on confirmation of regulation
Baku city, September 18, 2001