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Thursday, 24 January 2019 11:00

Ilham Aliyev attends “Advancing the Belt and Road Initiative: China`s Trillion Dollar Vision” in Davos

Ilham Aliyev attends “Advancing the Belt and Road Initiative: China`s Trillion Dollar Vision” in Davos

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the “Advancing the Belt and Road Initiative: China`s Trillion Dollar Vision” session held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, as part of the World Economic Forum, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the official website of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

At the same time Ilham Aliyev had a number of meetings on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters.

The President of Azerbaijan had a meeting with President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer, Chief Executive Officer for the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva, Microsoft Vice President, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa Michel van der Bel.

Also, Ilham Aliyev met with Chief Executive Officer of Equinor (former Statoil) Eldar Saetre in Davos. The issues of cooperation between SOCAR and Equinor on Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil fields were discussed at the meeting. The sides also exchanged views over the promising Garabagh, Ashrafi, Dan ulduzu projects, as well as repair work on Dede Gorgud drilling rig.

Ilham Aliyev met with Executive Vice-President of SUEZ for International Development Eric Ghebali in Davos. Eric Ghebali hailed the SUEZ’s activities in water infrastructure development in Azerbaijan, and its successful cooperation with the country. He expressed the company’s keenness to further expand cooperation with Azerbaijan. President Ilham Aliyev emphasized the importance of the work done as part of the collaboration with SUEZ, saying that Azerbaijan’s cooperation with the company makes a significant contribution to further improving water infrastructure in the country.

Ilham Aliyev met with President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board Andrey Kostin.

Azerbaijan’s successful cooperation with VTB Bank, and the bank’s fruitful activity in the country was hailed at the meeting. The sides emphasized the importance of the development of the banking sector in Azerbaijan, the measures taken in this area in order to create a more favorable environment for the private sector, and exchanged views on cooperation prospects.

Ilham Aliyev met Chief Executive Officer of French Total company Patrick Pouyanné. They exchanged views on the projects implemented by Total in Azerbaijan, including the successfully realized Absheron project as well as cooperation prospects.

Ilham Aliyev met with President of Russian LUKOIL company Vahid Alakbarov in Davos. They discussed the LUKOIL-implemented projects in Azerbaijan, the issues relating to their execution, and the cooperation prospects.

More details: https://en.president.az/news

Person in charge of the newsline: Olga Nagiyeva 

 

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