Baku, August 16, AZERTAC
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Kingdom of Sweden Tobias Lorentzson.
Presenting his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev, Ambassador Tobias Lorentzson said: Mr. President, I have the honor to present my credentials awarded by His Majesty the King of Sweden, who appoints me Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the letter of recall of my predecessor. Mr. President, let me convey His Majesty’s renewed assurances of his friendship and high regard.
President Ilham Aliyev said: Welcome, very glad to see you. I would also like to ask you to convey my greetings to His Majesty. I wish you success in your business in Azerbaijan. I hope you will have a busy time, I hope the relationship between our countries will continue to develop successfully, will cover many new areas. We will see which areas we can get maximum results from. I think we need to concentrate on practical issues of our cooperation, how to increase the level of mutual trade, investment and implementation of various projects.
The head of state expressed his hope that more Swedish companies will operate in Azerbaijan and that trade turnover between the two countries will increase. Regarding the relations between the European Union and Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev said that these relations are developing successfully. The head of state praised the fact that cooperation has recently reached a new stage and includes not only the energy field, but also transport corridors, trade, investment and other areas, and emphasized that this, in turn, will create a good basis for the development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Sweden.
He expresses his gratitude for the hospitality shown to him in Azerbaijan, Ambassador Tobias Lorentzson said: I look forward to contributing to strengthening our bilateral relations. And as you mentioned, trade and investment are an important part of these efforts and I hope to foster closer business ties between our two countries. And not least when it comes to sustainable business solutions. I also hope to increase people-to-people exchange and contacts between our two countries. This is also one of the important aspects of EU-Azerbaijan relations.
During the conversation, the sides touched on the issues of cooperation between the two countries within international organizations.
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