Caspian Energy Medical Forum held in Baku (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 16
Baku hosted a special session of Caspian Energy Forum dedicated to the healthcare (Caspian Energy Medical Forum) on Nov. 15.
The business forum was held with the participation of the Deputy Minister of Healthcare of Azerbaijan Elsevar Aghayev.
Speaking at the business forum, Elsevar Aghayev greeted the Members of the Board of the Caspian European Club and congratulated them on the election. He stressed that close cooperation between the Club and the government agencies has a positive impact on the economy of Azerbaijan. “Our doors are always open for the Azerbaijan businessmen engaged in the field of medicine”, the deputy minister said.
Elsevar Aghayev also spoke about the ongoing health reforms implemented in Azerbaijan. According to Elsevar Aghayev, to date the Ministry of Healthcare has issued licenses to 875 private medical companies and 2,378 pharmaceutical enterprises.
“It is encouraging that the number of private clinics is growing every day, and we, in turn, are trying to make every effort to contribute to this”, Elsevar Aghayev said.
First Deputy Chairman of the Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club Telman Aliyev thanked the Ministry of Healthcare headed by Minister Oktay Shiraliyev and Elsevar Aghayev for the constructive dialogue and for prompt reaction and active participation in addressing problems of businessmen and the member companies of the Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club.
Telman Aliyev recalled that the Caspian European Club was established in June 2002 with the support of the largest oil and gas companies operating in the Caspian-Black Sea region.
“The Caspian European Club is taking an active part in the ongoing economic reforms implemented in Azerbaijan, in attracting foreign investments and in the development of small and medium-sized businesses. At the same time the Club plays the important role in establishing international economic ties between the countries of the Caspian-Black Sea and Baltic regions”, Telman Aliyev said.
Caspian Energy Georgia has been representing the interests of the Caspian European Club, Caspian American Club and Caspian Energy International Media Group in Georgia since September, Telman Aliyev said. He reminded that the third CEO Lunch Tbilisi will be held on November 29, where the members of the Government of Georgia are expected to be present. PASHA Bank Georgia is the sponsor of the CEO Lunch Tbilisi events until the end of 2017.
“As part of the resumption of activities of Caspian Energy Georgia the 5th International Caspian Energy Forum will take place in March 2018 with the support of the Governments of Georgia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as the Caspian European Club. Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and all members of the Government of Georgia representing the economic and energy bloc are expected to attend the opening ceremony”, Telman Aliyev said.
The main election of the members of the board of the Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club was held on the same day.
Telman Aliyev also introduced Mustafa Abbasov, the new Chief Executive Officer of the Caspian European Club, who previously headed the Legal Committee and the Committee for Customs and Taxes of CEIBC.
Mustafa Abbasbeyli thanked the senior management of the Club and noted that he would make all efforts to justify the confidence reposed in him.
He said that the closed meeting of the branch Medical Club, part of the Caspian European Club, was held on the threshold of the Caspian Energy Medical Forum to discuss the problems and proposals that need to be implemented in the healthcare sector. He read all the questions of the companies at the business forum and Deputy Minister Elsevar Aghayev gave the corresponding answers to them.
Addressing the forum were also heads of branch clubs operating within the Caspian European Club, President of the Medical Club Vugar Eyvazov and President of the Finance Club Anar Bayramov who thanked the Deputy Minister for the participation and the first organized meeting of the Club with the Ministry of Healthcare. Vugar Eyvazov emphasized a dynamic implementation of reforms in the field of healthcare, saying their results are already seen in practice. He noted that the Club creates good conditions and a ground to address problems and proposals within the framework of the business forums held.
During the business forum Elsevar Aghayev was awarded the Honourary Membership Certificate of the Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club.
The results of the election were announced at the traditional CEO Lunch Baku. Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas became the honoured guest of the CEO Lunch Baku. At CEO Lunch Baku Narimanfilm Company has made a presentation about its activity and projects it implements.
Also, answers were given to the questions of interest to the business representatives, problems and proposals for their solution were heard.
More than 100 businessmen from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey, as well as representatives of the international organizations and the heads of the diplomatic missions accredited in Azerbaijan attended this business forum.