"...The plight of the citizens, expelled from the occupied areas, who have now become refugees and immigrants, is the number one problem for us and a personal priority for me."
HISTORY
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The History of committee creation

 

According to the Decree of the Supreme body Presidium of Azerbaijan SSR of Septemr 19, 1989 with the aim of solving the questions, connected with reception, accommodation and life conditions of the persons, compelled to leave their inhabitancy places, and for coordinating the activity of soviet, economic, administrative and public organizations of the Republic in this sphere, the committee named "The State committee of Azerbaijan SSR for work with the people, compelled to leave their inhabitancy places was founded.

 

In connection with the Law of Azerbaijan Republic "On the status of IDPs and the refugees" adopted in 1992, in order to conform the name of the Committee to the requirements of the above-mentioned Law, due to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan no, 396 dated January, 5, 1993 "The State committee of Azerbaijan SSR on work with the people, compelled to leave their inhabitancy places" was renamed as "The State Committee for refugee and IDP issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan.”