Baku, Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan completed first phase of land reforms, according to Garib Mammadov, head of the State Committee of Land and Cartography, Azerbaijan.
The land reforms in Azerbaijan was launched in 1995.
“Land and property of 2,042 households were distributed among the population within the first phase of the reform,” Mammadov said. He added that the main objectives of the land and agrarian reforms are to improve the social status of the population, to support the middle class, as well as to create favourable conditions for individuals from different population layers to obtain the right to land ownership.
He said that an important step within the land reform is that foreign citizens can not buy land in the country.