Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation, has congratulated the readers and the editorial staff of the Caspian Energy International Media Group on the 15th anniversary of activity on the global information markets.
"It goes without saying that the "Contract of the Century" is one of the greatest chapters in Azerbaijan's modern history", Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation, said.
"The oil contract, signed 20 years ago with important international energy players, helped Azerbaijan to increase its economic independence and dynamically integrate into the world economy", he noted.
"Thus, Azerbaijan has rapidly become an important regional energy hub and an important supplier of Europe", the President of the Swiss Confederation continued.
"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Azerbaijani people on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the "Contract of the Century" and to wish them peace and prosperity! I would also like to congratulate Caspian Energy magazine which has accompanied this success story for 15 years", Didier Burkhalter said.
The exclusive interview of Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation, was published in the issue №86 (April-May 2014) of Caspian Energy journal.