Head of the Urban Water Management of Budapest, Secretary General of Water Business Cluster Csaba Haranghy on Jan. 17 visited Azersu OJSC (water operator of Azerbaijan) to meet with Chair of the OJSC Gorkhmaz Huseynov.
According to the Azersu OJSC, stressing the highly developed relations between Azerbaijan and Hungary Gorkhmaz Huseynov gave detailed information about the development process and infrastructure projects of Azerbaijan.
"At present, most of the projects implemented in the country for reconstruction of potable water systems and systems of sewerage services, management of rainwater are funded through state investments," Huseynov said. "Alongside, more than 10 projects are implemented by the loans taken from international financial institutions ".
"Given that both Azerbaijan and Hungary were parts of the socialist system, the experience of the Hungarian company is of interest to Azerbaijan. That is why we are interested in cooperation with the Water Business Cluster," the head of Azersu said.
In turn, the head of water management in Hungary said that the company has set a goal to participate in projects in Azerbaijan.
"Our company specializes in planning of the construction of reservoirs, water treatment plants, as well as tunnels for discharge of sewage and rainwater. So far, we have implemented major projects in Russian cities of Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk," Haranghy said.
Chairman of Azersu Gorkhmaz Huseynov invited the company to participate in tenders for construction of sewage collector of tunnel type with length of 200 kilometers in the Absheron Peninsula and more than 45 water treatment plants in regions.
The Hungarian delegation got acquainted with the construction of the Jeyranbatan water purification unit, Xirdalan Rainwater Collection System and new building of the central laboratory./AzerTAc/