Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 11 / Trend A. Akhundov /
During his meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister
Elmar Mammadyarov on Tuesday, Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of direct flights between the two countries and expanding the ties between the oil companies of both countries, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said.
They discussed the results of the first session of the intergovernmental commission on cooperation between Azerbaijan and Kuwait, was held on Monday.
The sides noted the importance of efficient usage of the existing capacity to expand the relations. They expressed confidence that the agreements on the areas specified in the protocol of the meeting of intergovernmental commission, will give impetus to this process.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister informed Kuwaiti Prime Minister on the course of the negotiation process to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and the economic success of Azerbaijan.
The sides discussed the issues of mutual interest during the meeting.
On Monday, the first meeting of the intergovernmental commission on cooperation was held between Azerbaijan and Kuwait. Following the meeting, the parties signed the Protocol of the first meeting of the Joint Commission for Cooperation, the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation, and the agreement on abolishing visa regime for people having diplomatic or special passports between the Azerbaijani government and Kuwait's government.
The sides discussed the prospects of expanding the cooperation between the two countries in economy, trade, investments, finance, industry, energy, higher education, scientific research, transportation, communications, information technologies, tourism, culture, health, environment, youth, sports, as well as diplomatic and military spheres.