PRIME MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV RECEIVED PAKISTANI AMBASSADOR
The Ambassador congratulated Ilham Aliyev on his appointment as Prime-Minister and wished him success in further activity. He expressed confidence the Head of Azerbaijani Government would do his best for further development of Pakistan – Azerbaijan relationship. Faiz Mohammad Hoso also asked to convey his heartfelt greetings and wishes for speedy recovery return to homeland to President of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev.
Prime Minister Ilham Aliyev expressed gratitude to the Ambassador for congratulations and warm word addressing to the President of Azerbaijan. He stressed the friendly relations established between Azerbaijan and Pakistan and their level are the continuation of the historical ties between the two people. Meetings of President Heydar Aliyev with Pakistani leaders, according to Ilham Aliyev, have played a key role in development of these relations. He said both countries had a great potential for development of economic co-operation. ‘Of course, the co-operation with such a great country as Pakistan is of paramount importance for us,’ he said.
The Head of the Azerbaijan Government expressed as well his satisfaction with the Pakistani leaders and people’s support of the just cause of Azerbaijan. Ilham Aliyev gave a high assessment to the Ambassador’s activity in the country and wished him further successes.
Thanking Ilham Aliyev, the Ambassador said within the period of his diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan, he had become eyewitness of economic rebirth and progress. According to him, Pakistan will support Azerbaijan and its just stance as of the settlement of the Armenia- Azerbaijan conflict.
The parties have held a thorough exchange of opinions on a number of issues concerning development of bilateral mutually beneficial relations.