- Posted December 15, 2013 by
Opposition demands halt on plans to increase consumer prices
At the meeting of the opposition rally in Baku on Sunday the National Council of Democratic Forces of Azerbaijan demanded in its final resolution from the authorities to cancel the decision of the Tariff Council of 2 December to raise fuel prices.
The NCDF also called on the government to abandon plans to raise energy prices and utilities without prior discussion with the community and without justification.
Sunday's rally was held under the slogan "Down with the price increase". It was timed to the last increase in fuel prices, and also to prevent further increase in consumer prices, which the government plans to implement; in particular, the a price increase for gas, electricity, water, etc.
Photo: by Aziz Karimov