Governors of Azerbaijani districts visit Italy
Heads of several executive authorities of Azerbaijani districts have arrived in Italy for a working visit.
The aim of the visit is to learn more about the local government system, existing experience and strengthen the bilateral region-to-region cooperation.
The Azerbaijani delegation has met Director of regional affairs division of the department for regional affairs, autonomies and sport under the Italian Council of Ministers Giovanni Vetritto to discuss how to develop relations with the regions of Italy.
Ambassador Vagif Sadigov highlighted deeply-rooted political, economic and cultural relations.
The Ambassador provided an insight into socio-economic achievements of Azerbaijan over the last years, relations of both countries, results of President Ilham Aliyev`s visit to Italy.
“Italy was Azerbaijan`s first trade partner,” said the diplomat.
Sadigov pointed out that political relations positively influenced dynamical development of economic cooperation.
Giovanni Vetritto stressed the importance of the Azerbaijani delegation`s visit to Italy.
He expressed confidence that the visit would contribute to boosting relations between the regions of both countries.
Employee of the Presidential Administration’s Department on work with regional administration and local self-governance bodies Niyaz Aliyev highlighted the cause and consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
He said Armenia refuses to honour resolutions of UN and other international organizations on immediate, unconditional withdrawal of the Armenian Armed forces form Azerbaijan`s occupied lands.
During the trip, the Azerbaijani delegation will visit several regions and meet the mayors of Italian cities.