One of the largest banks of Azerbaijan - PASHA Bank - in cooperation with British Council announces the start of the next Business Journalism programme in Azerbaijan. The project is focused on the promotion of professional abilities and skills of local mass media covering the economics-related issues.

The training programme includes a number of specific media courses under the guidance of professional trainers from abroad as well as a study trip of the local journalists to Great Britain, within the framework of which meetings and exchange of experience of Azerbaijan journalists with their colleagues from leading newspapers, TV and other media organizations of GB are planned. In accordance with the collegial decision of PASHA Bank and British Council, 10 journalists representing «Trend», «Regional TV», «APA» «Report», «Salamnews», «Lider TV», «Fins» and etc. have been selected for participation in the PASHA Bank and British Council project.

The main objective of the project is to create a leading group of journalists covering the issues of economics who, having familiarized themselves with the long-term experience of European colleagues, will be able to use the obtained skills for providing a more professional information content and analyzing the economic reforms and various business processes taking place in the country.