Turkish Ambassador: “Second Baku Shopping Festival proves that first reached its goal”
Baku, October 25, AZERTAC
Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral said in an interview with the official website of Baku Shopping Festival that over the past years Azerbaijan has made successful steps in developing of the non-oil sector and diversification of the economy.
Touching upon the development of the country’s tourism potential, the diplomat noted that an increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting Azerbaijan is an indicator of the measures taken.
He went on to say that Baku Shopping Festival is an important tool for further recognition of the country. Moreover, the price regulations applied during the Festival also contribute to the growth of sales and development of the country’s economy.
“Holding of the second Shopping Festival in such a short period proves that the first one was successful and achieved its goal,” he said, adding that Turkey continues to support the development of tourism in Azerbaijan. “I am sure that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, at the opening ceremony of which will take part the heads of states, will also make a significant contribution to the development of tourism in the region.”