Ilham Aliyev: F1 competition contributes to development of tourism in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 23
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica Manuel Gonzalez Sanz.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Manuel Gonzalez Sanz conveyed greetings of President of the Republic of Costa Rica Luis Guillermo Solis to the head of state. Manuel Gonzalez Sanz described Formula 1 races held in Baku as a remarkable sporting event, adding that this Grand Prix is a good opportunity for tourists to visit Azerbaijan.
The Costa Rican minister said last time he visited Azerbaijan two years ago, expressing his admiration for the ongoing development processes in Baku.
President Ilham Aliyev stressed the importance of Formula 1 competition, saying it provides an opportunity for many tourists from different countries to see ongoing development processes in Baku and also contributes to the development of tourism in the country.
They emphasized the existence of good opportunities for developing bilateral relations between the two countries.
The sides exchanged views over the issues relating to cooperation in a number of areas, including economy, trade, investment making, and implementation of joint projects.
The head of state thanked for the greetings of Luis Guillermo Solis and asked the foreign minister to communicate his greetings to the president of Costa Rica.