'BTK railway - Azerbaijan’s most important project involving Czech Republic'

20 December 2017 14:05 (UTC+04:00)

By  Trend

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is the most important project of Azerbaijan, in which the Czech Republic is involved, said Jan Jindrich, Secretary for Economic and Commercial affairs at the embassy of the Czech Republic in Azerbaijan.

He made the remarks at a press conference on the results of the Azerbaijani-Czech relations in 2017.

"We are proud that Czech company Moravia Steel has been involved in the reconstruction process of the Azerbaijani BTK segment. The company has been working on a project in which more than $1 billion has been invested since 2011, "Jindrich said.

Among other projects implemented in Azerbaijan with the participation of the Czech Republic, the secretary noted the installation of turbines produced in the Czech Republic, the Takhtakorpu hydro power plant, the reconstruction of several roads.

Speaking about bilateral cooperation, the diplomat also touched upon the sphere of education.

"The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan are preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding. In addition, 10 cooperation agreements have already been signed between our universities, "Jindrich said.

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