Azerbaijani Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov met with Turkish Ambassador Erkan Ozoral, who completed his diplomatic activity in Azerbaijan, Report informs referring to the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry.
The minister emphasized the fruitful activity of the ambassador to Azerbaijan and wished him success in his future work. He stressed that Azerbaijani-Turkish relations are developing and have reached their peak: “Turkey's strong political and moral support for Azerbaijan during the 44-day Patriotic War is a vivid example that our countries constantly support each other. The political will of the heads of state, friendly and fraternal relations play an important role in the development of cooperation.”
Speaking about the development of economic and trade relations between the two countries, Jabbarov noted that Turkey is one of the main trade partners of Azerbaijan. The preferential trade agreement signed between the governments of Azerbaijan and Turkey will contribute to the expansion of bilateral trade ties, he said.
The number of Turkish companies operating in Azerbaijan is growing, and successful investment cooperation is being carried out, he noted, adding that Turkey ranks first among the countries investing in Azerbaijan’s non-oil sector.
The minister noted the broad opportunities for the participation of Turkish companies in the restoration of the liberated territories, the implementation of construction work.