Azerbaijan allocates additional funds for irrigation and water supply

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order implementing additional measures to provide cultivated land in Azerbaijan with improved irrigation and drinking water supplies. It is noted that these improvement will serve 104 settlements in 29 districts, totalling 310,000 people. The Ministry of Finance will allocate 6 million AZN from the 2013 state budget presidential reserve fund for the engineering and drilling of artesian wells to the OJSC "Melioration and Water Economy" for this project.