Baku hosts an event dedicated to Swiss National Day-PHOTO

Mikayil Jabbarov, Muriel Peneveire

© APA | Mikayil Jabbarov, Muriel Peneveire

# 08 September 2022 19:40 (UTC +04:00)

Event dedicated to Swiss National Day was held in Baku, Ambassador of Switzerland to Azerbaijan Muriel Peneveire delivered a speech at the event, APA reports.

The diplomat said that this year the two countries are celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations.

"During these years, relations in the economic, political and cultural fields have continuously developed, and inter-national relations have a role in this development."

The ambassador noted the positive moments that coincided with the 30th year of diplomatic relations. She reminded that in May the Chairman of the Milli Majlis visited Switzerland, and in June political consultations were held between the countries.

Peneveyre said that a meeting of the Joint Commission on trade and economy is planned for the end of this year. The diplomat noted Switzerland's investment projects in the South Caucasus for 2022-2025.

Then, Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Mikayil Jabbarov made a speech.

The minister said that during the last 7 months, the trade turnover between the two countries has increased more than twice compared to last year.

He added that the Joint Commission is a favorable platform for determining the future prospects of relations between the two countries.