Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 14
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Turkey intends to implement a number of agricultural projects in Azerbaijan’s Jojug Marjanli village, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy said in a message Feb. 14.
This issue was discussed at a meeting between Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev and Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral Feb. 14.
Those projects will cover beekeeping, livestock, greenhouses and souvenir production. In particular, a bee farm, as well as a dairy farm with 150 head of cattle are planned to be created for 15 families. Moreover, 15 small greenhouses will be built and other projects will be implemented.
Moreover, Turkish entrepreneurs are expected to implement a souvenir production project in the village.
Mustafayev expressed his gratitude to the ambassador for his support to the villagers and stressed that the projects will make a significant contribution to the improvement of living conditions of local residents. The minister stressed that the Azerbaijani side will render comprehensive assistance to the projects.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Turkey reached $2.64 billion in 2017, of which almost $1.4 billion accounted for the export of Azerbaijani products to Turkey.
Turkey is the second biggest trading partner of Azerbaijan, according to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee.