Azerbaijan’s awarded public service goes international
BAKUHong Yun-Shik, the Korean minister of internal affairs, signed a memorandum of understanding with the relevant authority of Azerbaijan on Aug. 19 to study the “ASAN service” experience, which was established on the initiative of the Azerbaijani president and recently awarded with the United Nation’s most prestigious award on public service delivery sharing best practices between states.
The experience of Azerbaijani brand “ASAN service,” is regularly researched and applied in practice by both developing and developed countries, said the Azerbaijani authorities in a written statement.
This cooperation will facilitate the dispatch of relevant experts to conduct joint research and provide technical assistance, said the statement.
Afghanistan already applied for the “ASAN service” concept through a deal in July, it added.
During the visit, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani noted that Afghanistan had already established a similar organization with the same name (ASAN Khedmat).
The ASAN service model was also appraised by several European countries including Albania, Italy, Estonia, Macedonia and others, according to statement.
A similar memorandum was also signed with th Italian Department of Public Administration under the Italian prime minister in order to provide Italian counterparts with “ASAN service” know-how and exchange related experience between both states, noted the statement.