Baku hosts 1st session of Russia-Azerbaijan business council
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 1
Azerbaijan’s capital Baku hosted the first session of the Russia-Azerbaijan business council with the support of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO).
The session was attended by representatives of more than 50 leading companies working in agriculture and food industry, construction, finance and other spheres of economy, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry told Trend.
Azerbaijan’s Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev said at the session that relations between Azerbaijan and Russia in various spheres, including the economic sphere, are developing successfully.
Speaking about the importance of the Russia-Azerbaijan business council, the deputy minister noted its role in expansion of relations between businessmen.
He also expressed confidence that the council will successfully cope with the tasks ahead and called on Azerbaijani companies, using the council’s capabilities, to expand cooperation with their Russian counterparts.
The chairman of the Russia-Azerbaijan business council Iskandar Khalilov informed the participants of the session about main directions of the council’s activity, tasks facing the council in connection with an even greater expansion of opportunities for cooperation, and invited businessmen to an active cooperation with the Russian-Azerbaijani business council.
Moreover, during the session, AZPROMO’s Vice President Yusif Abdullayev and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ateshgah Life Insurance Company Intigam Huseynov provided information about the projects implemented in order to develop relations between the business circles.