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President Ilham Aliyev held number of meetings in Davos - UPDATE - PHOTOS

25 January 2014 [09:15] - TODAY.AZ
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in Davos.

The French FM conveyed President Francois Hollande`s greetings to the Azerbaijani President.

They praised Azerbaijan-France relations, particularly cultural cooperation.

The activity of French companies in Azerbaijan was hailed as successful, and the Azerbaijani
President and the French FM stressed the importance of mutual investment making.

They said reciprocal visits had made a considerable contribution to developing the bilateral relations.

President Ilham Aliyev and FM Laurent Fabius pointed to good prospects for expanding Azerbaijan-France relations.

The Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was also discussed at the meeting.

President Ilham Aliyev asked the French FM to extend his greetings to Francois Hollande.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the “South Caucasus and Central Asia: path to global economy” reception in Davos.

The event was opened by Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab.
President Ilham Aliyev made a speech at the reception.

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24.01.2014
14:12

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met President of Microsoft International Jean-Philippe Courtois in Davos.

They noted cooperation between Azerbaijan and Microsoft International had been developing successfully.

They also hailed the company`s activity and its projects in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan`s work to ensure software and intellectual property protection was praised at the meeting.

During the conversation, the role of Azerbaijan`s government in protection of Microsoft software copyright was stressed.

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09:30

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Davos.

They stressed the existence of common historical and cultural roots between Azerbaijan and Iran.

The presidents said there were wide opportunities for development of neighborhood and friendly relations between the two countries and peoples.

The Azerbaijani and Iranian presidents expressed confidence that cooperation between the two
countries would continue to expand in various fields, including politics, economy, energy and culture.

During the conversation, presidents Ilham Aliyev and Hassan Rouhani expressed confidence that both sides would increase their efforts for strengthening bilateral ties and regional cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran.

They also discussed defining the concrete directions for expansion of the bilateral bonds even further.

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has met CEO of GDF Suez Gerard Mestrallet in Davos.

They noted there were good prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and France in a variety of fields, and hailed the role of the GDF Suez in development of these ties.

President Ilham Aliyev and Gerard Mestrallet also praised the activity of GDF Suez on the “Absheron” gas field, and discussed issues of cooperation in other areas.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met member of the Board of Directors of Hewlett-Packard Ann Livermore in Davos.

They hailed bilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and the company.

President Ilham Aliyev and Ann Livermore discussed prospects for cooperation in executing Data Center and other projects in Azerbaijan.
 

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhalter in Davos.

They hailed development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Switzerland.

The presidents said there was big potential for cooperation in the fields of politics, economy, energy, investment making, as well as the banking sector.

They noted that Azerbaijan`s rapid economic development created good opportunity for enhancing the bonds between the two countries.

The two presidents expressed confidence that mutual investments would be further expanded.

Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Didier Burkhalter discussed the current state of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab in Davos.

They hailed cooperation between Azerbaijan and the World Economic Forum, adding there are ample opportunities for developing this cooperation.

President Ilham Aliyev and Klaus Schwab discussed how to develop relations between the country and the Forum.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte in Davos.

They hailed development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and the Netherlands in the fields of politics and economy.

The Azerbaijani President and the Dutch PM said there was good potential for implementation of active economic cooperation between the two countries.

They noted the investment making contributed to strengthening economic bonds, and stressed the importance of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the Netherlands in international organizations.

President Ilham Aliyev and PM Mark Rutte exchanged views on other issues of mutual concern.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended Eurasia: The Next Frontier? session as part of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The session, most of whose participants attended the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia in Baku last year, addressed several dimensions, including diversifying the region's economic base, fostering inclusion in global supply chains, and enhancing cross-border trade.

The Head of State addressed the session and then responded to questions from the audience.

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23.01.2014
14:45

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met Executive Vice President and Chief Market Leader of Philips, Ronald de Jong in Davos.

They highlighted reforms carried out in Azerbaijan, and hailed conditions for fruitful activity of investors.

President Ilham Aliyev and Ronald de Jong discussed prospects for building cooperation between Azerbaijan and Philips.

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09:30

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos.

They discussed various aspects of bilateral relationship between Azerbaijan and Israel, as well as economic and military cooperation.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti in Davos.

They hailed recent processes in Azerbaijan, the country’s economic growth, and the government’s attention to developing the non-oil sector, eliminating poverty and unemployment, and combating corruption.

President Ilham Aliyev and Suma Chakrabarti expressed confidence that the bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development would continue to develop.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres in Davos.

The presidents discussed the current state of and prospects for the Azerbaijan-Israel cooperation in a variety of fields, including science, education and agriculture.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Martyn Parker, Chairman of Global Partnerships at Swiss Re AG, in Davos.

They discussed how to develop cooperation between Azerbaijan and Swiss Re.

President Ilham Aliyev and Martyn Parker also exchanged views over development of insurance market in Azerbaijan, insurance of natural disasters and insurance with respect to prevention of agricultural disasters caused by climate change.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met CEO of the French Airbus Group International company Jean-Pierre Talamoni in Davos.

They said the Azerbaijan-France relations were rapidly developing, and praised expansion of the bilateral cooperation in the field of economy as well as space industry.

The Azerbaijani President and the Airbus Group International CEO also discussed how to enhance cooperation between the country`s relevant authorities and the company.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Chief Executive Officer of Holcim Bernard Fontana in Davos.

They hailed the activity of the Holcim in Azerbaijan as successful.

The Azerbaijani President and the Holcim CEO noted construction of a new cement factory served to expand cooperation between the country and the company even further.

They stressed the importance of mutual investment between Azerbaijan and Switzerland, adding this contributed to boosting the economic ties.

They also exchanged views on prospects for cooperation.

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22.01.2013
09:25

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today arrived in Switzerland for a working visit that will see him attend the World Economic Forum in Davos.


Azerbaijani President meets French FM in Davos





Azerbaijani President attends “South Caucasus and Central Asia: path to global economy” reception in Davos












President Ilham Aliyev meets President of Microsoft International Jean-Philippe Courtois





Azerbaijani President meets Iranian counterpart in Davos







President Ilham Aliyev meets CEO of GDF Suez Gerard Mestrallet





Azerbaijani President meets member of HP Board of Directors





Azerbaijani President meets Swiss counterpart







President Ilham Aliyev meets Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab



Azerbaijani President meets Dutch Premier Mark Rutte





President Ilham Aliyev attends Eurasia: The Next Frontier? session of World Economic Forum














President Ilham Aliyev meets Executive Vice President of Philips





Azerbaijani President meets Israeli Premier



President Ilham Aliyev meets President of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti



President Ilham Aliyev meets Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres in Davos







Azerbaijani President meets Chairman of Global Partnerships at Swiss Re AG



Azerbaijani President meets CEO of Airbus Group International in Davos



President Ilham Aliyev meets Holcim CEO



Azerbaijani President arrives in Switzerland for working visit





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