Azerbaijan, Baku, October 31 / Trend , A.Akhundov /
Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic signed an agreement on economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation on Oct. 31 in Baku, the Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan reported. From the Azerbaijani side, the paper was signed by the Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev, from the Czech side - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the country to Azerbaijan Radek Matula.
"The agreement addresses the issues of cooperation in economic, scientific-technical and cultural spheres, in the fields of engineering, transport, energy, oil and gas, chemical, metallurgy, mining industry, agriculture, standards, construction and others. For these purposes, Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic plan to establish a mixed commission on economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation," the same source said.
During the meeting, Shahin Mustafayev said that Azerbaijan is becoming a main partner of the leading countries of the world and noted the special attention to the expansion of international economic relations in the country.
According to the minister, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Prague in May this year and his meeting with Czech President Vaclav Klaus have opened great possibilities for cooperation between the two countries.
In his turn, the ambassador highlighted his country's interest in expanding economic ties with Azerbaijan and the importance of the signed document in the further development of Azerbaijani-Czech relations.