Azerbaijan, Gabon to expand customs cooperation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
Gabon is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in various spheres of the economy, including customs, Gabon's Minister Delegate for Economy, Investment Promotion and Planning Marie Julie Biloghe said at a meeting with Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Aydin Aliyev in Baku Jan. 26.
She said cooperation between the two countries in this area began with Gabonese Customs Administration Director Michel Ondinga Nguengue's visit to Azerbaijan in 2013.
Biloghe informed Aliyev about recent achievements in economic and tourist potential of Gabon.
Aliyev spoke of his appreciation of Nguengue's visit to Azerbaijan in 2013, during which many issues were discussed.
While informing members of the Gabonese delegation about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Aliyev said that 20 percent of Azerbaijani lands are under Armenian occupation for more than twenty years.
During the meeting, he also spoke about the activity of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan, which has the status of the ministry.
He said that the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan has its extra-budgetary fund. In particular, its funds are used to improve the welfare of the representatives of the State Committee.
Aliyev also informed the guests about the system used in Azerbaijan for checkpoints. He said that this system will be presented in Brussels in February.
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