The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, met with the President of Microsoft Company, Bill Gaits, within the participation in the World Economic Forum, Trend reports.
Informing Gaits on the directions of the economic policy of Azerbaijan, Aliyev said that the primary goal is to effectively use the oil revenues in creating a new economy. According to the State Head of Azerbaijan, creating high technology sectors is the key goal of the State. The President said that favorable conditions have been created in Azerbaijan for the activities of the foreign investors in high technology sector, adding that the primary goal is to equalize the revenues from this sphere with the revenues from oil. Supporting Aliyev, Gaits expressed his interest in the economy of Azerbaijan. The Head of the Microsoft Company expressed readiness to invest and closely co-operate in the sphere of information technologies.
We can be partner number one for Azerbaijan, he said and expressed his wish to visit Azerbaijan.