President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order about extra measures regarding the improvement of the condition of irrigation of the lands suitable for agriculture on the Absheron peninsula, according to the presidential press service.

Under the relevant order, AZN 8.5 million (eight million five hundred thousand) have been allocated to the Azerbaijan Land Reclamation and Water Management System Open Joint Stock Company from the amount indicated in item 1.8.21 of the document entitled as “Distribution of the funds envisaged for state fixed capital investment (investment expenditures) in the state budget of the Azerbaijan Republic for 2020” for completion of the works stipulated under the project named as “Implementation of renovation works in Absheron main canal and improvement of water transmission capacity of the canal in order to improve condition of irrigation of the lands suitable for agriculture on Absheron peninsula”.