Baku, March 19 AZERTAC
Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova has met UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of the Independent States Marie-Pierre Poirier.
Ms. Muradova highlighted relations between Azerbaijan and UNICEF, adding there were wide opportunities for further deepening the cooperation.
The Deputy Speaker stressed the importance of reciprocal visits, adding the trip of Ms. Poirier would contribute to strengthening the relations.
Ms. Muradova said the Azerbaijani government attached great importance to protecting the rights of women and children. She also added that the country praised the progress achieved by UNICEF in this field.
Ms. Muradova spoke of the activity of the UNICEF office in Azerbaijan, and highlighted its activity with the country.
Ms Poirier praised cooperation between Azerbaijan and UNICEF as close. She lauded Azerbaijan`s achievements in protecting the rights of women and children.