Azerbaijan, Baku, July 30 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
The courses, organized by the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) for Asian and African diplomats, have been completed, ADA told Trend. Asian and African diplomats took part in ADA's ten-day courses on the program "Caspian Basin Studies" for the first time.
Deputy Foreign Minister, Rector of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy Hafiz Pashayev said that the program has created good opportunities for Asian and African participants to obtain information about Azerbaijan's political, economic achievements, as well as its culture and history.
Nepalese diplomat Sharma Pokharel said that Azerbaijan made great impression on them. He highly appreciated the knowledge obtained here and the sincerity of people.
The participants were awarded with certificates.
Roughly 14 diplomats from Haiti, Mali, Samoa, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar and Malaysia attended the courses.
The foreign diplomats listened to the lectures on the historical and cultural heritage of the Caspian region, the legal status of the Caspian Sea, geopolitics of the region, oil industry, economy, investment opportunities, potential threats to the security of the region, regional conflicts. The representatives of ADA, Foreign Ministry, SOCAR and Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation delivered the lectures.
The foreign diplomats visited Guba, Gobustan, Bibiheybet mosque, Sanqachal terminal, museums and other cultural sites of the country to get detailed information about Azerbaijan's culture and history.