Azerbaijan to send humanitarian aid to Tajikistan

Baku –  Tajikistani government has appealed to the Azerbaijani government for humanitarian aid in connection with a strong earthquake that hit Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province of Tajikistan on December 7.


The ministry of emergency situations told APA that under the instruction of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the ministry is doing preparations to send humanitarian aid in valued at AZN 800,000 to the natural disaster zone on behalf of the Azerbaijani government.


A strong earthquake has hit a sparsely populated area in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Province of Tajikistan. The quake caused causalities and destruction and also damaged infrastructure.