Azerbaijani President Continues Meetings with European Officials
Azerbaijan, Baku, 25 January / Trend corr. S.Ilhamgizi / Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani president, continued meetings in Davos.
Aliyev met with Chairman of Citigroup Win Bishoff in Davos. They discussed a wide range of issues including Citigroup`s cooperation with financial institutions in Azerbaijan, the country`s economic development and regional cooperation.
Aliyev met with the Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Both President Ilham Aliyev and the Prince Andrew stressed long-standing successful cooperation between the two countries, especially in economic and energy spheres. They also expressed confidence Azerbaijan- Great Britain relations will continue enhancing.
Aliyev met with Thomas Pritzker, the chairman of Global Hyatt Corporation in Davos, Switzerland, on 25 January. They exchanged views on a variety of issues, including Azerbaijan`s economic development.
Aliyev met with John Hutton, Great Britain`s Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in Davos, Switzerland on 25 January. John Hutton said he closely watches development processes in Azerbaijan, and praised its economic progress. He stressed the necessity to enhance bilateral economic cooperation between the two countries. The existence of favorable investment opportunities in Azerbaijan and the country`s potential to achieve much more progress in energy sector were also noted during the conversation.
Aliyev met with Moritz Leuenberger, the Head of the Swiss Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, in Davos, They discussed prospects for developing bilateral relations between the two countries, and Azerbaijan`s role in ensuring Europe`s energy security. Leuenberger praised Azerbaijan's achievements in the fields of transport, communications, environment and power industry.