Azerbaijan-Czech business forum conducted in Baku

Politics Materials 17 May 2011 22:26 (UTC +04:00)

An Azerbaijan-Czechia business forum was held here Monday with participation of Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic, the Azerbaijani President's official website reported.

The Azerbaijani leader first welcomed his Czech counterpart. Both Presidents made their remarks at the event.

Following the forum, Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Vaclav Klaus saw a panoramic view of the capital here at the seaside national park. The Czech leader was briefed on the reconstruction work done in the capital over recent years.

The business forum brought together both countries` officials and over 200 businessmen from the fields of agriculture, food, finance, energy, healthcare, construction, ICT. The event was supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and organized by the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation and Czech embassy to Azerbaijan.

The third business forum featured presentations on business and investment opportunities in Azerbaijan. The forum also saw meetings among businessmen to discuss prospects for expanding cooperation.