By Laman Ismayilova
A presentation titled "Tourism as a bridge between Greece and Azerbaijan" will be held in Baku on February 17.
The conference is organized by United Cultures, supported by the Embassy of Greece in Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the Greek tour operator Panhellas, the Italian Cultural Center in Baku and media partner International Eurasia Press Fund, Azertac reported.
The event aims to present the touristic potential of Greece and the exchange of opportunities in the tourism sector between Greece and Azerbaijan.
The conference is open to representatives of tour operators and travel agencies, organizations involved in the tourism industry, media and publishing houses, universities and institutes of tourism etc.
Ambassador of Greece in Azerbaijan Dimitrios Tsoungas will attend the event.
Greece recognized Azerbaijan's independence in 1991 and diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1992.
Currently, the two countries, which enjoy various religious, historical, and cultural commonalties, are focused on expanding economic and cultural ties, especially in oil industry.
Both countries are full members of Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
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