Baku, Azerbaijan, April 2
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Azerbaijan and Iran are at work on bettering tourism and cultural cooperation.
An agreement on cooperation in the sphere of culture between Azerbaijan and Iran will be extended during the visit of the Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev to Iran.
This was noted at the meeting with Iran's ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayin with the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Adalat Valiyev.
The meeting which was held with the participation of the new Embassy Counsellor for Cultural Affairs Ibrahim Ibrahimi touched upon the issue of enhancement of cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism between the two states.
It was also noted that a week of Azerbaijani culture will be held in Iran.
The Deputy Minister Adalat Valiyev will also pay a visit to Iran in June, where he
will become familiar with the tourism potential in the provinces close to the Iranian-Azerbaijani border, including in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, East Azerbaijan, Ardabil and Gilan in order to increase tourism cooperation.
Translated by S.I.
Edited by C.N.