Cooperation is to be established between Azerbaijan and Maku Free Zone, said Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev in a business forum held in Urmia, Iran.
According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Maku free zone, prior to the business forum, Minister Shahin Mustafayev has met governor of West Azerbaijan Province Ghorbanali Saadat. They discussed cooperation between the two countries.
Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi in this forum said Azerbaijani-Iranian ties reached to a strategic level. “Deep historical, religious, cultural relations unite both countries. An Order signed by President Ilham Aliyev on facilitation of visa regime will further expand relations between the two countries,” said Minister Mahmoud Vaezi.
Governor of West Azerbaijan Province of Iran Ghorbanali Saadat Qarabagh highlighted expanding relations between Azerbaijan and the regions of Iran.
Mustafayev praised political relations between Azerbaijan and Iran and stressed the role of the reciprocal visits of the heads of the states in developing these bonds. The Minister also said Urmia`s businessmen would benefit from Azerbaijan`s opportunities and will deliver products to the foreign markets.
The event also saw speeches by head of Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) Rufat Mammadov, Vice President of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan (ASK) Vugar Zeynalov, Chairman of Urmia Chamber of Commerce. Industries and Mines Agriculture Hassan Intizar.
The Azerbaijani delegation also viewed exhibition demonstrating products of companies of West Azerbaijan Province of Iran.