Azerbaijan, Russia to sign agreement on cooperation in tourism sector
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 2/ Trend M. Aliyev /
This year Azerbaijan and Russia will sign an agreement on cooperation in the tourism sector. The corresponding document which is being adopted on the basis of the 'programme of cooperation in the humanitarian sphere between Russia and Azerbaijan until 2015', will be signed by representatives of the Ministries of Culture and Tourism and Foreign Ministries of the two countries, the Milli Mejlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan told Trend on Wednesday.
According to the programme of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia, an agreement will also be signed in the field of youth policy until 2015. From the Azerbaijani side the document is being prepared by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From the Russian side, the Ministry of Education and Science, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be involved.
Within the programme, a memorandum on cooperation in the sphere of physical culture and sports will be prepared, as well as an exchange of groups to stay in youth camps will be carried out.
The cooperation program was signed on August 13, 2013 by Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Russia, Elmar Mammadyarov and Sergei Lavrov. The document was ratified at the first plenary meeting of the autumn session of the Milli Mejlis (Parliament) of the country.