Ambassador of Switzerland to Azerbaijan Philip Stalder visited APA Holding on May 16.
After welcoming the Swiss ambassador, President of APA Holding Vusala Mahirgizi gave information about the company’s latest projects.
Mahirgizi underscored the need for further expansion of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Switzerland in various fields, including media.
Expressing gratitude to the ambassador for organizing the recent visit of a Swiss expert to Azerbaijan, the APA Holding president wished such initiatives to be lasting.
Mahirgizi went on to say that the media can play an important role in deepening relations between the two countries, expressing APA Holding’s willingness to support this work and cooperate with the Swiss embassy.
In his turn, Ambassador Stadler said that Switzerland and Azerbaijan enjoy friendly relations and closely cooperate in energy, tourism, pharmaceutical and other fields.
The diplomat said he is doing everything possible to deepen relations between Switzerland and Azerbaijan, noting that the absence of direct flights between the two countries is the biggest obstacle to mutual tourist trips.
Ambassador Stadler expressed satisfaction with the cooperation with the Azerbaijani media, including APA Holding and pointed out the possibility of implementing new joint projects.
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.