Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 22 / Trend /
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received outgoing Japanese Ambassador Shusuke Watanabe.
Ambassador Watanabe hailed his activities in Azerbaijan, adding he will leave the country with good impressions.
Shusuke Watanabe said he witnessed big economic progress in Azerbaijan. The Japanese diplomat lauded the country's efforts towards preserving national traditions.
The Head of State praised Shusuke Watanabe`s contributions to developing the Azerbaijani-Japanese bonds. President Ilham Aliyev said relations between the two countries were developing, underlining the importance of Japanese companies' long-term operation in Azerbaijan.
The Head of State Said he believes Japanese companies will further the cooperation with Azerbaijan on new projects.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed confidence the Azerbaijani-Japanese cooperation will continue to expand.