Sumgait delegation visits Belgium
Azerbaijan, Baku, November 4 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
A Sumgait delegation has visited Belgium.
The visit was held upon the invitation of European Commission Energy and Transport Deputy General Director Fabrizio Barbaso.
The visit began Nov. 3 and will end Nov. 5.
Members of the delegation will participate in the first mayoral-agreement meeting dedicated to the initiative of the European Commission. Participating countries will receive information about the initiative. The sides will also share their opinions.
The European Commission proposed the mayoral-agreement initiative in February 2008. The initiative envisages strengthening the role of local governments in reducing carboxylic gas in the atmosphere.
The initiative was included in a list of Eastern Partnership Program priorities in 2009 and signed by EU participant-countries, including Azerbaijan. Over 800 cities joined the initiative from Western and Eastern Europe.
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