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The pandemic continues to be a major problem for the whole world.
Axar.az reports that the statement came from Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev during a video address to the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.
He said: "Our government has been taking robust and practical measures to protect the population and to minimize the negative impact of the pandemic. "Azerbaijan has launched immunization campaign since mid-January this year. Vaccine doses used per 100 people makes more than 80 percent".
According to him, as a result of well-planned measures, the situation with pandemic has been kept under control and the quarantine regime has been gradually eased in Azerbaijan. The country's extensive efforts against the pandemic have been internationally recognized. Therefore in 2020, the World Health Organization hailed Azerbaijan as an exemplary country in fighting the pandemic.
He continued: "Azerbaijan carried out all these activities with its own financial resources. We have also made voluntary financial contributions to the World Health Organization of $10 million and provided financial and humanitarian assistance to more than 30 countries to support their fight against the coronavirus".
2021.09.24 / 11:27