Foreign journalists visit Jojug Marjanli liberated from Armenian occupation [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry and the State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and IDPs have jointly organized a trip for representatives of foreign media outlets to the Jojug Marjanli village of the Jabrayil region.
The trip is attended by a group of nearly 30 people, including the representatives of Associated Press, Reuters news agencies, Turkish TRT channel, Anadolu news agency, Iranian media outlets operating in Azerbaijan, Russian press agencies, RIA Novosti, Interfax, Azertac reported.
The media representatives will view the demining work underway in Jojug Marjanli and get information about the work done and planned activities.
In late January 24, President Ilham Aliyev ordered to restore Jojug Marjanli village in Jabrayil region of Azerbaijan, which was liberated from the Armenian occupation in April 2016 as a result of a successful counter-attack of the Azerbaijani Army.
Under the order, 4 million manats ($2.05 million) were allocated from the President`s 2017 Contingency Fund to the State Committee on Deals of Refugees and IDPs for the construction of 50 private houses, a school building and relevant infrastructure at the first stage.
More than 190 families out of 400 families, who once lived in the village, have already expressed desire to return to their homeland.
Work is underway on identification and assessment of the old property in the village, while ANAMA carries out operation on mine clearing.
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