Azerbaijan, Italy sign memorandum of cooperation in civil defense and emergency interaction
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 28 / Trend /
A delegation headed by the Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov paid an official visit to Italy on May 25-26, Emergency Situations Ministry said.
During the visit, the Azerbaijani delegation met with the delegation headed by the head of the Italian National Civil Protection Department Franco Gabrielli. The sides discussed prospects of relations between the two countries, the construction and development of relations between state structures of two states, prospects for future cooperation and issues of mutual interest.
A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in civil protection and assistance and emergency interaction was signed between the Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry and Civil Protection Department of Italy at the meeting.
In addition, the ministry's delegation got acquainted with the Civil Protection Department and other relevant agencies' activity.
During the visit a meeting was held with representatives of companies manufacturing equipment that are used during emergency.