Azerbaijan, Czech Republic plan to discuss co-op regarding smart cities (Exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 17
By Sara Israfilbayova - Trend:
Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic plan to discuss cooperation regarding intelligent infrastructure and smart cities, energy and water technologies, Marta Novakova, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, told Trend.
“There are many interesting business events in the pipeline. I would like to stress especially ministerial conference, “10 Years of Eastern Partnership: Economic Convergence and Business Opportunities” that will take place in Prague on April 16-17,” she noted.
Further, she underlined that the next meeting of the intergovernmental commission between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic will be held in Prague and discussions on determination of the date are underway.
“I believe that on the basis of the regular communication of both parties through this platform, we will be able to successfully support the implementation of specific projects that we have been able to discuss with our Azerbaijani partners,” she stressed.
Azerbaijani-Czech commission on economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation plays an important role in the deepening of mutual relations. The commission’s main function is the coordination and development of mutual economic relations.
The last 4th meeting of the intergovernmental commission between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic took place on January 18, 2017 in Baku.
According to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan, trade turnover with the Czech Republic in January-December 2018 amounted to $1.04 billion.
As compared to the indicator for the same period of the last year, the trade turnover between the countries increased by 36,5 percent, while the exports of Azerbaijani products increased by almost two times.
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