With the joint organizational support of the Gabala Region Executive Power and the Region Employment Center, a regular labor fair was held on May 16, 2018 to ensure the effective employment of the unemployed people and job-seekers. The director of the Employment Center, Elkhan Salimov, who opened the fair with an introductory speech, spoke about the sustainable development of the Azerbaijani economy as a result of the socio-economic policy implemented by the President of the country. Elkhan Salimov said that as a result of important state programs implemented to ensure sustainable development of the country, macroeconomic indicators are growing every year, major infrastructure projects are being implemented. In all regions of the republic, as well as in our region, the number of new jobs created is growing steadily. All this naturally contributes to an increase in the employment opportunities of the population. The Deputy Head of the Region Executive Power Arif Allahverdiyev in his speech told about the importance of holding a labor fair, the tasks set by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, in the field of providing the population with work and eliminating poverty. Azad Mammadov, Director of the Gabala State Vocational Education Center, spoke about the measures taken to ensure the work of the graduates of the center. Then the work of the fair was started, and the issuance of referrals to citizens seeking work began. As a result of large-scale organizational work conducted during the preparation for the fair, in particular, mutual cooperation created with employers, this important event ensured active participation of employers, unemployed and job-seekers. So, as a result of the works conducted, 34 enterprises and organizations operating in the region took part in the fair with 210 vacancies. 75 job-seekers from 360 people participating in the fair received referrals for suitable work. The event lasted until the afternoon.