Baku, December 7, AZERTAC
Businessmen from Azerbaijan and Iran`s Golestan province will establish mutual cooperation. This was agreed at a meeting between President of National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan Republic (ASK) Mammad Musayev and a delegation of 30 businessmen led by governor of Golestan Province Hassan Sadiq.
Sadiq hailed relations between the two counties. “Golestan Province is very interested in expanding political, cultural, as well as economic and trade relations with Azerbaijan.”
He pointed out that trade between Azerbaijan and Iran totalled $1.5 billion.
Governor Sadiq mentioned 90 kinds of products manufactured in Golestan Province. “The province, which has 7 climatic zones, is mainly engaged in agriculture and industry. It also produces 1.5 million tons of wheat per year.”
President of the Chamber of Commerce of Golestan Province Ramazan Bahrami called on ASK leadership and Azerbaijani entrepreneurs to build mutual cooperation.
Musayev provided an insight into the measures carried out under President Ilham Aliyev to develop the non-oil sector of economy, especially business sector in Azerbaijan. He underlined the importance of holding regular meetings between businessmen.
They agreed to set up a working group between ASK and Golestan Province with the aim of fostering mutual cooperation.