Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On some measures regarding organization of the First European Games"

Following Clause 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I hereby resolve as follows:
1.Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan within two months shall:
1.1. take relevant measures for accreditation of people going to participate in the organization and hold the First European Games, as well as for participants of the Games;
1.2.  identify people to be accredited, as well as  approve the accreditation rule and accreditation card form;
1.3. take necessary measures to provide functioning of the accreditation system.
2. Following measures shall be ensured:
2.1. Entry and exit to the Republic of Azerbaijan for properly accredited foreigners and stateless persons with permanent residence in foreign countries with their passports, other border-crossing documents and accreditation cards;
2.2.(for) Foreigners and stateless persons with permanent residence in foreign countries who bought their tickets to the First European Games:
2.2.1.   Opportunity to obtain visas in the Consular Department sections of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at international airports starting from 10 days prior to opening of the Games;
2.2.2.Availability of a ticket or a document confirming  purchase of a ticket for the First European Games when applying for visa;
2.3.Permit to work without permission for properly accredited foreigners and stateless persons with permanent residence in foreign countries enlisted in the arrangement of the First European Games in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
3. Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall ensure logistics of visa issuance to foreigners at International Airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
4.Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall:
4.1. Inform the European Olympics Committee and relevant authorities of foreign countries about visa facilitation procedures required for entering the Republic of Azerbaijan during the First European Games;
4.2. Ensure placement of information on visa facilitation procedures required for entering the Republic of Azerbaijan during the First European Games at web sites of the Ministry of  Foreign Affairs, embassies and consulates of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
5. The State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall inform airlines providing regular public service on the Republic of Azerbaijan route about visa facilitation procedures for entering the Republic of Azerbaijan.
6. Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall settle other issues deriving from this Decree.
7. Paragraph 2.1. of this Decree enters into force from January 1, 2015.
 
Ilham Aliyev
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, August 8, 2014