Elmar Mammadyarov: EU-Azerbaijan cooperation will also contribute to the realization of the national development priorities
- 11 June 2020
"We believe that future EU-Azerbaijan cooperation will also contribute to the realization of the national development priorities,"said Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the Video-Teleconference Meeting of Eastern Partnership Ministers of Foreign Affairs held on 11 June 2020, APA reports.
Mr Mammadyarov emphasized that Azerbaijan continues to pursue the strategic development agenda aimed at accelerating economic diversification, fostering inclusive growth and supporting post-COVID economic recovery: "Infrastructure is critical to meeting the needs of diversified economy and our investments are complemented by industrial parks, special economic zone, laws and regulations, financial services and IT. Promotion of innovation, IT and high technologies are our cross-cutting objectives. These all require renewed focus to human capital and quality education, training professionals, especially medical staff and we invite the EU to support our ongoing efforts."