Restoration of passenger transportation activities in the liberated territories

Under the leadership of victorious Supreme Commander-in-Chief President Ilham Aliyev, the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan was restored and the foundation was laid for the Great Return to our historical lands. Today, one of the priorities of state policy is to carry out restoration and reconstruction work in the territories liberated from occupation, to build the necessary infrastructure, to create conditions for living and economic activities of citizens wishing to return to their native lands.

One of the main points of the purposeful activity carried out in the direction of the restoration and reconstruction of the liberated territories is to ensure the early resettlement of Azerbaijani citizens in their native lands in complete safety. As part of the work carried out in this direction, in order to organize regular trips of citizens to these territories in stages, Azerbaijan Land Transport Agency  under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport has opened  bus routes to the territories liberated from occupation.

The activities of the Coordination Headquarters, established by Order No. 2303 of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated November 24, 2020 in connection with the centralized solution of issues in the territories liberated from occupation, continue in accordance with the strategic directions and tasks set by the head of state for carrying out constructive work in those territories.

The first regular bus routes to the the cities of Shusha and Aghdam were launched on 24 January 2022. The first regular bus service to Fizuli was launched on 25 June.

In order to ensure the systematization of passenger transportation and the formation of a database, ticket sales for the routes are carried out online via the portal The online ticketing portal has been integrated into the relevant information systems to ensure security and synchronize access to the liberated territories with the ticketing process and to identify those to whom the discount will be applied.

To buy a ticket, citizens must enter their ID document details into the system. Each ticket can be used only by a citizen identified by an ID card. Once a ticket has been bought, it cannot be transferred to another person.

Passengers must book round-trip tickets in advance at the same time.

During the trip, passengers are accompanied by police officers to ensure their safety. Passengers visit historical, cultural and religious monuments in the cities of Shusha, Aghdam and Fuzuli.