Great Britain, London, 23 January /corr. Trend G.Ahmadova / The role of the Anglo-Azerbaijan Society in Great Britain is significant in developing bilateral relations, said the Chairman of the Society, Lord Fraser.
The Anglo-Azerbaijan Society was established in 1997. The society is headed by Lord Fraser of Carmyllie. The society holds charity auctions annually. In 2006 alone $50.000 was collected.
The events held by the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society were remembered by bilateral visits of high-ranking people, Fraser said at the annual meeting of the Society in London.
According to him, in the past year the charity activities of the society significantly strengthened relations between the two countries, including cultural relations. "It is possible to especially highlight the 10th jubilee of the Society which took place in Baku," the Lord added.
The 2008 plan of action of the Anglo-Azerbaijan Society was approved at the meeting.
In addition, Lord Fraser is a member of the British Parliamentary Group for relations with Azerbaijan.