Israeli ambassador meets Azerbaijani minister of agriculture
Baku, August 12 (AZERTAC). Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan Rafael Harpaz has today met the country`s minister of agriculture Ismet Abbasov.
The two exchanged views on prospects for agricultural cooperation between Azerbaijan and Israel.
The Azerbaijani minister highlighted the country`s accomplishments in the field of agriculture, saying the foundations of this successes were laid by national leader Heydar Aliyev.
“This policy is successfully continued by President Ilham Aliyev,” he added.
Mr Abbasov also talked about the government`s attention to developing agriculture.
On the bilateral ties, the Minister said a draft agreement “On Cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the State of Israel” was submitted to relevant state agencies to learn their opinions and proposals, and would be sent to the Israeli side in the coming days.
The Israeli ambassador vowed to spare no efforts to contribute to expanding agricultural cooperation. The diplomat also presented Azerbaijani minister an invitation letter to the international VATEC exhibition on agriculture to be held in Israel in October.