PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN TO PAY AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO BULGARIA ON 23-24 SEPTEMBER
The official visit of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Bulgaria is set for 23-24 September 2005, Trend was reported from the diplomatic sources.
The visit to be implemented at the invitation of the BulgariaвЂ™s President Georgi Pirvanov is the return visit. The head of the Bulgarian state paid an official visit to Azerbaijan in 2004.
During the current visit President of Azerbaijan will continue the earlier started dialogue on the bilateral relations development. The program of his visit includes meetings with the President Pirvanov tete-a-tete, as well as with the Premier Sergey Stanishev and the Speaker of the Parliament Georgy Pirinsky. Ilham Aliyev and Pirvanov will take part in the business forum involving the Azerbaijani and the Bulgarian business people.
Among the documents which coordination is currently underway are inter-governmental and inter-departmental agreements on cooperation between the TV channels, veterinary services, in tourism, sports, double taxation avoidance and etc.
At the level of the heads of the states signing of the memorandum on cooperation of the countries in joining the European Union is expected.