Azerbaijan attaches great importance to co-op with EBRD – minister

  29 June 2021    Read: 158
  Azerbaijan attaches great importance to co-op with EBRD – minister

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov on Tuesday received Head of the Representative Office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Azerbaijan Ivana Duarte upon termination of her mission in our country, the Foreign Ministry told AzVision.az.

Minister Bayramov noted that Azerbaijan attaches great importance to cooperation with the EBRD and emphasized successful development of existing relations.

The Bank's participation in financing important projects, including the Southern Gas Corridor project was highlighted. Satisfaction with the successful cooperation between the EBRD Representative Office in Azerbaijan and relevant ministries was also expressed.

Speaking about the positive results of the activities of Bank's Representative Office in Azerbaijan, Ivana Duarte especially stressed the cooperation in the field of renewable energy and sustainable development. It was noted that the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Eastern Partnership Investment Summit held at the EBRD Headquarters in London in 2019, as well as the signed agreements gave an important impetus to the expansion of cooperation.

Minister Bayramov briefed the other side on the post-conflict situation in the region and opportunities for cooperation, especially spoke about the restoration and construction works in the liberated areas. At this stage, importance of cooperation with international partners, including the EBRD was stressed.

Minister Bayramov thanked Duarte for her successful activity in Azerbaijan and wished her success in future endeavors.


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