State telecoms holdings to be privatised

16 Apr 2007

Azerbaijan intends to complete the privatisation of its state-owned telecom structures by late 2008, the Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Iltimas Mammadov told local journal APA-Economics. Under the 2005-2008 E-Azerbaijan project, AzTelecom, BakTelekom and joint ventures CATEL, Azercell and AzEurotel are candidates for privatisation. Pre-privatisation structuring and management improvement is ongoing in these units, carried out under the auspices of the State Committee for Public Property Management.