Azerbaijan, Baku, August 2 /Trend, U.Sadikhova/
Switzerland will always support all the important efforts aimed at the sustainable development of Azerbaijan, Swiss ambassador to Azerbaijan
Alan Gidetti said at a ceremony celebrating the Independence Day of the Swiss Confederation in Baku on August 2.
"Over 19 years of diplomatic relations, strong friendships has been established between our two countries and political, economic and cultural ties have been strengthened to a large extent," said Gidetti.
According to him, the energy sector is the most perspective for the development of cooperation between the two countries. Switzerland supports the delivery of Azerbaijani gas across Europe, and particularly supports the Trans-Adriatic pipeline project. The project envisages the delivery of Azerbaijani gas at favorable conditions, both economically and technically.
In addition, the Swiss Holcim Company is the first foreign investor in non-energy sector of Azerbaijan, the ambassador said.
In his turn, the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Abulfaz Garayev conveyed to ambassador the personal congratulations of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, noting that in recent years, the relations between the two countries have entered a new stage of development. Switzerland is also actively involved in tourism development in Azerbaijan.