Baku 2017 signs Azersun as Official Supporter

Baku, April 28, AZERTAC

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has today announced that Azerchay will be the Official Tea of the Games.

Azerchay is a brand that is a part of Azersun Holding, an Azerbaijan based food producer, who will become an Official Supporter of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.

Azerchay will provide tea concessions in the Athletes Village, as well as in some Games time venues. Besides providing athletes and officials with premium service tea including traditional glasses, samovars and wooden display boxes, Azerchay will set-up a Golf Simulation in the Athletes Village.

As an Official Supporter, Azersun will focus on building excitement ahead of the start of the Games – with sport sessions commencing on 8 May, ahead of the Opening Ceremony on 12 May at the Baku Olympic Stadium.

Speaking about the agreement Elchin Safarov, Director of Baku 2017 Operation Committee, Mayor of Athletes Village and Ambassador of volunteers said: “Azersun Holding is one of Azerbaijan leading companies and we are delighted they will become an Official Support of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.

Tea is one of the oldest and most important cultural traditions in Azerbaijan. In supporting the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, Azersun Holding and Azerchay will help ensure that all athletes, official and spectators visiting our country will be provided with the warm and welcoming hospitality for which Azerbaijan has become famous for, around the world."

Savas Uzan, Chief Executive Officer of Azersun Holding, said: “We are proud to be Official Supporter of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games and to give our support to one of the important sporting events ever to take place in Azerbaijan. I am sure that together we will achieve great success.”

Azersun becomes the seventh Official Supporter of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games alongside BonAqua, iTicket, Fresco, Milla, Red Bull and Nestle.

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