Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.22 /Trend A.Akhundov /
Following the meeting of Azerbaijani-Turkish intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation a protocol on cooperation in exploration and research of mineral resources is expected to be signed between countries, the Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz. told reporters on his arrival in Baku on the night from Friday to Saturday.
According to him, during the committee meeting, due to be held on Saturday, bilateral relations in energy, industry and commerce will be discussed.
During the visit, Yildiz is expected to meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov. Taner Yildiz and Abid Sharifov are co-chairmen of the intergovernmental commission.
Yildiz will leave on Saturday evening.
According to the statistics of the Turkish Treasury, by October 1 turkish investments in Azerbaijan had exceeded $3.825 billion. Roughly $3.573 billion were invested in the energy sector.