Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev received British Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy Baroness Nicholson in Baku on June 1, Azertac reported.
Praising Baroness Nicholson's participation in the opening ceremony of the 23rd International Caspian Oil & Gas 2016 Exhibition, the head of state expressed his gratitude for Prime Minister David Cameron's message addressed to the exhibition participants and for his remarks about friendly relations.
Noting that Azerbaijan and the UK enjoyed very good bilateral relations, President Aliyev hailed the mutual understanding and mutual support between the two countries.
Pointing to the successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and the UK in energy sector, the head of state stressed that bilateral relations between the two countries covered a number of other areas too.
President Aliyev underlined the country's interest in more active cooperation with British companies specializing in agriculture, technology, infrastructure projects and other fields, and emphasized the significance of the activities of the joint working group in this regard.
Baroness Nicholson, in turn, extended British Prime Minister David Cameron's greetings and best wishes to the head of state.
Saying she was delighted to participate in the opening ceremony of the 23rd International Caspian Oil & Gas 2016 Exhibition, Baroness Nicholson noted she was honored that her country was an important partner of Azerbaijan.
Baroness Nicholson said as the British Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy she would spare no efforts to further strengthen relations between the two countries.
President Aliyev expressed his gratitude for the greetings of David Cameron and asked Baronessa Nicholson to extend his greetings to the British PM.
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