Ilham Aliyev meets Swiss president in Davos (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 17
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard in Davos Jan. 17.
President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard extended congratulations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan`s state independence. The President said relations between the two countries developed in various fields. President Doris Leuthard said cooperation between Azerbaijan and Switzerland have covered new fields, adding successful relations were established in the financial sector. The President said both countries fruitfully cooperated in the field of energy.
President Ilham Aliyev recalled with pleasure the visit of President Doris Leuthard to the country. The head of state said successful partnership existed between Azerbaijan and Switzerland.
President Ilham Aliyev spoke about the reforms carried out in Azerbaijan in various fields, as well as the works done in the country in eliminating the impacts of sharp decline of oil prices in the world and the development of economy and diversification of economy and export.
The head of state said the country has great transit opportunities. President Ilham Aliyev noted Azerbaijan turned to an important transport transit centre.
During the meeting, existence of good cooperation between the two countries in the field of railway was emphasized.
They exchanged views on prospects of cooperation in the TAP and TANAP projects, as well as in the fields of investment, finance, credit, agriculture, pharmaceutics.