Baku, May 27, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Mayor of Cannes David Lisnard.
President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijani and French cities enjoyed very close relations. The head of state hailed the fact that 10 Azerbaijani and French cities became sister cities and established good contacts.
President Ilham Aliyev said the two countries enjoyed high-level relations. The head of state stressed the importance of regional cooperation. President Ilham Aliyev noted that Cannes was one of the French countries with beautiful architecture and infrastructure. The head of state expressed his confidence that David Lisnard would see must-see places in Azerbaijan.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed hope that the visit would create a fruitful opportunity for Mayor of Cannes David Lisnard to familiarize himself with the country and its capital.
Mayor of Cannes David Lisnard said the aim of his visit to Azerbaijan was to expand cooperation between the cities of Cannes and Gabala. David Lisnard said Cannes was a small, but world-renowned city. He stressed the importance of the fact that Azerbaijan built its development path on strong foundations, and that the country is popularizing its culture in the world.
They also discussed the development of cooperation in the fields of culture and education.