Baku, Tashkent sign MoU on traditional, renewable energy cooperation [PHOTO]
By Ayya Lmahamad
Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan have signed a memorandum of understanding on traditional and renewable energy cooperation, Azernews reports.
"#MemorandumOfUnderstanding was signed between the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in #Tashkent. This document will contribute to the development of our cooperation on traditional and #RenewableEnergy," Azerbaijan's Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov wrote on his official Twitter page.
On June 20, an Azerbaijani-Uzbek business forum was held in Tashkent ahead of the visit of President Ilham Aliyev to Uzbekistan. Within the forum, a number of agreements on the implementation of joint projects, trade contracts worth over $500 million, as well as 10 agreements on practical cooperation between ministries and agencies of the two countries were signed.
The volume of trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan amounted to $111.9 million in 2021. Presently, around 195 Azerbaijani enterprises are represented in Uzbekistan, 69 of which have joint capital and 126 of them have 100 percent Azerbaijani capital.
Ayya Lmahamad is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad
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