About Us / Mission and history
The mission of the DOST Agency is to improve the well-being of the population, increase public care for vulnerable groups of people, implement innovative solutions to ensure this and achieve citizen satisfaction with such steps.
The DOST project, which aims to provide transparency, efficiency and civic satisfaction, is the result of the initiative of First Vice President, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva. Agency for Sustainable and Operative Social Provision (DOST Agency) under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated August 9, 2018 No 229. The Statute and Structure of the Agency is approved in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 387 dated December 10, 2018. The Agency started to operate on May 9, 2019 - the same day with the opening of the first DOST center.