Azerbaijan to give interest-free educational loans to students from poor families


The Cabinet Ministers held yesterday a meeting on the results of socioeconomic development for the past nine months of 2017. The meeting was chaired by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev

At the meeting Education Minister Mikayil Jabbarov stated that currently 12 universities give loans through the Student Loan Fund.

"118 low-income families have been given educational loans through the Fund, and starting from this year loans will be given on interest-free basis. At that, governmental aid is needed for expansion of this program," the minister said.