The German economy meets H.E. President Aliyev

13.02.2018,17:52


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev has received the German delegation led byWolfgang Büchele, Chairman of German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations on 13 February 2018.

The main focus of discussions were development of underground system and modernization of the railway infrastructure, investment opportunities in the construction industry as well as cooperation in the agricultural projects and finance sector in Azerbaijan. It was highlighted that the German economy can contribute to the diversification of the Azerbaijan’s economy by offering its expertise in consulting services and machinery and equipment industry.

Participants of the delegation included the Directors/CEOs and senior representatives of prominent German companies such as Uniper Global Commodities SE, Deutsche Bahn AG, Deutsche Bank AG, Airbus Group International and Rödl & Partner, as well as the German Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Mr. Michael Kindsgrab, Executive Director of the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (AHK Azerbaijan), Mr. Tobias Baumann and the Chairman of the Board of AHK Azerbaijan, Mr. Falko Heidrich.

Within the framework of the visit further talks were held with the Minister of Economy Mr. Shahin Mustafayev, the Minister of Energy Mr. Parviz Shahbazov and the Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Mr. Ramin Guluzade. During the meetings, the sides exchanged views on economic relations between Azerbaijan and Germany and expressed their confidence in the expansion of bilateral relations in 2018. In addition, the delegation paid a visit to the Silk Way Airlines at International Baku Airport and International Sea Trade Port, which ensured an active exchange of views between the parties.

On the occasion of the completion of the delegation visit, a reception will be organised by the German Ambassador Mr. Kindsgrab at the Residence of the Ambassador.