Azerbaijan, Slovenia sign five documents
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 16 / Trend A. Akhundov /
Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) and the Slovenian State Agency for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Development, Investment and Tourism (SPIRIT) signed a memorandum of understanding of cooperation in Baku on Wednesday.
The document was signed by AZPROMO head Rufat Mammadov from the Azerbaijani side and SPIRIT acting director Boshtian Skalar from the Slovenian side.
The signing ceremony took place within the Azerbaijani-Slovenian business forum in Baku. The memorandums of understanding were signed between the Baku State University and the University of Ljubljana, Azerbaijan Technical University and the Slovenian company Iskratel, Oguz region executive authorities and the Slovenian town of Nova Gorica, Azerbaijani company Azerinshaatservis and Slovenian company DUOL.
The business forum is a part of the Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša's visit to Azerbaijan.
The business forum was organised by AZPROMO. Along with officials, entrepreneurs working in the fields of industry, energy, tourism, health, education and consulting services attend the forum.
According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Slovenia exceeded $4.14 million in January-September 2012 compared to $6.89 million for the same period of 2011.