Azerbaijan is a country with the highest growth rate in Europe and Central Asia region, World Bank's Vice President for Europe and Central Asia region Cyril Muller said at the event on the 25th anniversary of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the World Bank.
According to him, the pensions are given in time in Azerbaijan, targeted social assistance is given to those who need it: “I thank Azerbaijani government for confidence in us. Azerbaijan is our loyal partner. Our cooperation will direct to reduction of poverty, improvement of joint welfare. I should note that after decline in oil price, Azerbaijan conducted several reforms. The measures taken meet the challenges and guarantee the future”.