Astrakhan Business Center to open in Baku soon

On November, 10th, 2021 Head of the executive authorities of the Narimanov district of Baku (Azerbaijan), Abdin Farzaliyev, arrived in Astrakhan region on a working visit. During his meeting with Astrakhan Region Governor Igor Babushkin, issues of development of trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation between Astrakhan Region and the Republic of Azerbaijan were thoroughly discussed.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of various joint projects. One of them was the activities of the Azerbaijani Business Center in Astrakhan.

"Thanks to the support of President Ilham Heydarovich Aliyev and your personal efforts, the centre is effectively operating," the Governor said. "This is evidenced in the foreign trade turnover with Azerbaijan, which in the first eight months of this year amounted to over 8.5 million US dollars, corresponding to the level of last year."

Further the parties touched upon plans to step up trade turnover, cooperation between Astrakhan and Azerbaijani enterprises.

"I am confident that the Astrakhan Business Center in Baku will become an effective platform for expanding a robust relationship between Astrakhan region and Azerbaijan," Igor Babushkin said.

He stressed that the inauguration of the Astrakhan Business Center will be held thanks to the support of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and his envoy – Head of the executive authorities of the Narimanov district of Baku.

In turn, Abdin Farzaliyev noted the high level of cooperation and expansion of economic ties between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Astrakhan region.

"The President of Azerbaijan pays great attention to the implementation of joint projects with the Astrakhan region," he said. - Built in the center of Baku on the avenue named after the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, the Astrakhan Business Center is one of the most beautiful buildings in our capital. I am sure it will become a symbol of our long-term friendship."

During the working visit, the delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan visited the secondary school No. 11 named after Heydar Aliyev in Astrakhan. A flower-laying ceremony was also held at the monument to the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev in the square bearing his name.

Photo by the Press service and Information Department of the Governor's Administration.