Azerbaijan, Pakistan to consider new areas of cooperation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.10
By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:
The governments of Azerbaijan and Pakistan will consider new areas of cooperation, a diplomatic source told Trend Jan.9.
It is reported that negotiations will be held within the framework of the regular meeting of the Azerbaijani-Pakistani Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation to be held in the first quarter of 2015 in Islamabad.
The source said that Azerbaijani government delegation led by the Minister of Defense Industry Yavar Jamalov will visit Pakistan to attend a meeting of the intergovernmental commission.
It is planned to discuss the issues of expansion of mutual trade turnover and economic cooperation of the two countries at the session, said the source.
Azerbaijani side also intends to discuss the issues of investment in the economy of Pakistan during the meeting of the intergovernmental commission, according to the source.
The Minister of Energy and Defense Khawaja Muhammad Asif is the co-chair of the commission from the Pakistani side.
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Pakistan stood at $2.7 million in Jan.- Nov. 2014, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.
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