Related with the 95th birth anniversary of Heydar Aliyev, the founder of modern independent state of Azerbaijan and our national leader, on 07 May 2018 , "Azerbaijan Industry Corporation" Open Joint Stock Company organized a scientific and practical conference on "Heydar Aliyev's role in the development of Azerbaijani industry".
General Director of "Azerbaijan Industry Corporation" Open Joint Stock Company, Kamran Nabizade emphasizing the life, political activity and exceptional role in our contemporary history of Heydar Aliyev, the architect and founder of modern Azerbaijani statehood and our national leader, stated that the National Leader made irreplaceable contributions to the development of all fields for the prosperity of the republic thanks to his rich life experience, multifaceted, phenomenon political skills during his leadership in Azerbaijan.
That great historical figure who led this country for over 30 years took distinctive, incomparable, crucial steps not only in public and social, but also in economic field.
K.Nabizade noted that as a result of successive and purposeful policy led since the middle of 1993, after provision of public and social stability, prevention of lag in production and other measures, economic lag was gradually eliminated and thereby a new stage was set in the economic development of Azerbaijan. The achieved macro-economic stability, increase in economic indicators in industry and other fields, initial results of implemented large-scale economic reforms confirms the correctness of the led policy and reliable steps toward Azerbaijan's market economy.
Along with the industrial development, Heydar Aliyev paid special attention to the improvement of agriculture in the republic. Thanks to that attention, over 40 normative legal acts were accepted in the republic, prices in sales of agricultural products were stabilized, barriers in import-export operations were eliminated.
Taking a look at the dynamic growth of the Azerbaijani industry today, we can see the development established by the bright genius of Heydar Aliyev and great historical achievements intended to the improvement of the population's welfare.
"All these achievements are provided thanks to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev worthily pursuing the farsighted and thought-out strategy of our national leader Heydar Aliyev" - said N.Nabizade.
It was stated that resolutions and tasks determined by President Ilham Aliyev related with the development of agrarian field in order to change this tendency for better in cotton growing sector have currently stimulated the development of cotton growing and its historical fame has been restored.
The Chairman of the Economic Policy, Industry and Entrepreneurship Committee of Milli Mejlis (National Assembly), academic Ziyad Samedzade stressed the fact that the establishment of new economic model of modern independent Azerbaijan is related with Heydar Aliyev's name. .
It was stated that our republic was at the last place in USSR when Heydar Aliyev was elected Azerbaijan's leader in 1969. Firstly, national leader Heydar Aliyev conducted a systematic analysis of difficult economic situation and its reasons, and risking, took some organizational measures. He raised issues related with the future economic life of the republic before the government of USSR and shortly after achieved the Soviet government's special decision on the development of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Sixties' lag in national income, industry and agricultural production was eliminated; major steps were taken to strengthen the fundaments of new qualitative development. As a result, in 1976-1980, Azerbaijan raised to the first place in USSR for the increase in industrial production and total agricultural production.
The academic stated that thanks to thought-out policy of national leader Heydar Aliyev, in 1969-1985, in Azerbaijan, high rate of growth in economy was provided, its quality indicators were increased substantially. All these played an exceptional role in the formation and development of economic base of independent Azerbaijan.
General Director of "Azerpambiq" LLC, Bahruz Jamalov said that worldwide famous public and social figure, wise head of state Heydar Aliyev dedicated his whole life to his people's welfare and Azerbaijan's prosperity.
He noted that as some other fields of economy, cotton growing has ancient traditions, too. The fastest and most successful growth period of cotton growing is related with Heydar Aliyev's name. At the initiative and under the direct leadership of H.Aliyev, in 1970s and also the beginning of 1980s, cotton growing rapidly developed in Azerbaijan. Taking a look at the statistics, we can see that in the National Leader's leadership period, cotton supply in Azerbaijan increased twice and reached 1 million tons in the beginning of 1980.
Deputy of National Assembly, Mahir Abbaszade, dividing Heydar Aliyev's activity into two periods, said that the great personality and leader in Azerbaijan and Turkic world skilfully led our nation through the most difficult challenges of time and achieved public, social, economic and moral improvement of our country and national unity.