Heads of maritime administrations of Azerbaijan and Greece meet in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 5 /Trend/
After the talks in expanded format, held during the visit of the President of Greece, the Government of Azerbaijan and the Government of Greece signed an agreement on maritime transport.
The agreement was signed to promote relations and cooperation between the Azerbaijani and Greek companies active in the field of maritime transport, to ensure unhampered cargo and passenger traffic between the two countries.
After the signing ceremony, a meeting was conducted between the chief of the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Gudrat Gurbanov and the Minister for Maritime Affairs, Islands and Fisheries of Greece Ioannis Diamantidis.
During the meeting, Gurbanov spoke about the care and attention by the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev about the maritime transport and the planned activities. The meeting also highlighted areas of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Greece within the International Maritime Organization, the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan told Trend.
In his turn, Diamantidis expressed satisfaction with a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart. He said the actions taken by Azerbaijan in the field of maritime transport are of great interest for the Greek side, and a new commercial port, which is being built in Baku, will contribute to the positive dynamics in the cargo transportation between the two countries. Diamantidis mentioned the prospects of cooperation between the two countries in this area.
At the meeting, the sides exchanged views on future cooperation of central executive agencies of the two countries in maritime transport.