The Chairman of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture held a meeting in video format with Italian officials and representatives of business associations
The opportunities for cooperation in urban planning, restoration, and reconstruction projects in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan were discussed.
A meeting video format was organized by the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic on February 22 to discuss the opportunities for cooperation with Italian businessmen in the restoration and development of the liberated territories of our country.
Speaking at the meeting, the Chairman of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture Anar Guliyev emphasized that Italy reaffirmed and demonstrated true friendly position during the successful military operations of our Victorious Army under the leadership of Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces during successful military operations for the purpose of liberating our territories from Armenian occupation by touching upon the traditions of close friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries. It was noted that the views expressed by high-ranking officials of the Italian Republic during their visits to our country after the 44-day war, which resulted in the restoration of the territorial integrity of our country, are the obvious example for it.
Anar Guliyev, guided by the statement of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan that priority will be given to companies from friendly countries for cooperation in the development of the liberated territories, said that today a new favorable environment has been created for further development of Azerbaijani-Italian cooperation. The chairman of the committee invited the Italian organizations to take part in the planning of urban development in the Karabakh region, the restoration of our rich historical and architectural heritage and reconstruction.
During the meeting, the representatives of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan made presentations on the work done in the field of preparation of master plans of Karabakh settlements and restoration and renovation of historical and architectural monuments. Then, representatives of a number of government agencies and business associations attended the meeting by the invitation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and gave general information about their activities and services for the development of the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. Thus, along with the officials of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the presentations were made by ICE - Italian Trade Agency, OICE - Italian Association of Architectural, Engineering and Technical-Economic Consulting Companies, Assorestauro - Italian Architecture, Art, Restoration and Urban Development. Confindustria - Italian Association of Industrial and Service Companies, SACE - Italian Export-Credit Agency, ANCE - Italian National Builders Association and Elettricita Futura - Italian Association of Electric Power Companies, possible directions of cooperation were discussed.