Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on a number of measures to ensure wider use of Azerbaijani language in electronic space
Azerbaijani language is one of the main symbols of our people's spiritual wealth and independence of our state. The rise of the role and influence of the international community as a sign of solidarity, shaping language policy in the country, improving the functioning of the mother tongue as a state language and transforming into a communication tool of world Azerbaijanis is connected with the name of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev.
Decrees of the Independent Azerbaijan adopted in 1995 by the nation-wide referendum, the definition of Azerbaijani as the state language of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On improving the functioning of the state language" and "On establishment of the Azerbaijani alphabet and Day of Azerbaijani language" the State Program on the use of language in accordance with the requirements of time and the development of linguistics in the country ", as well as other normative legal acts defines the legal basis of the linguistic sphere in Azerbaijan.
Today, favorable ground for the use of the Azerbaijani language and its fundamental research, the situation in the field of linguistic science has been created. At the same time, the rapidly developing globalization of science and technology requires a new level of work to expand the enrichment of the Azerbaijani language.
Taking into account paragraph 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in order to facilitate the access and study of the Azerbaijani language in the electronic space, which is one of the key attributes of our independent statehood, Idecree:
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan jointly with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall submit their proposals on the implementation, implementation mechanisms and implementation period of the project "Electronic platform of the Azerbaijani language for foreigners" within a month to submit to the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
2. The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan:
2.1. to evaluate the proposals submitted under Part 1 of this Decree on the basis of international experience, as well as analysis of the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and its application, and the expediency of application of the "Electronic platform of the Azerbaijani language for foreigners", as well as the financing required for the implementation of the project, to submit to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan no later than December 1, 2018 on the sources and execution mechanisms, the expected outcomes of the project implementation;
2.2. in case of necessity, under the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, to ensure the involvement of other state bodies (agencies) in the preparation of proposals foreseen in Part 1 of this Decree;
2.3. to resolve other issues arising from this Order.
3. This Order shall enter into force on 1 August 2018.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, July 17, 2018.