In the first six months of this year, about 500 enterprises and facilities, and about 150 state-owned plots of land were privatized across the country.

"APA-Economics" informs that this was said by Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov during the meeting dedicated to the results of the six months of this year under the chairmanship of President Ilham Aliyev.

According to him, measures are being taken to privatize a number of enterprises of "Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation" OJSC, which has been opened for privatization, by attracting investments.

"As a result of the investment competitions, the investors of "Azertutun" and "Sheki Sharab" LLC, which were privatized, have already transferred funds in the amount of 8.3 million manats to the state budget. According to the signed contracts, within the framework of the implementation of investment programs, which provide for the investment of more than 12.7 million manats, About 7.5 million manats have been invested, 350 jobs have been created, the activities of enterprises have been fully restored," the minister noted.

He also added that the preparatory work for the implementation of the investment project related to the revival and development of the activities of "Ganja Carpet Factory" is underway and is in the final stage.