By Ayya Lmahamad
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have agreed to expand cooperation in
the transit of hydrocarbon fuel, and energy efficiency, Azernews
reports, citing the Energy Ministry.
The discussion took place during the meeting between Azerbaijani
Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov and his Kazakh counterpart Bolat
During the visit, the parties agreed to increase the share of
renewable sources in energy production and consumption, as well as
to hold the next meeting of the current working groups in the
energy field as soon as possible.
They also decided to hold joint training, seminars, and exchange
of experience in these spheres and implement other activities of
They also noted the contribution of the commission to the
strengthening of relations between the two countries. In addition,
the sides discussed practical bilateral cooperation in the field of
Representatives of the Economy and Energy Ministries, as well as
Azerbaijan's State Oil Company, participated in the meeting. It
should be noted that Parviz Shahbazov arrived in Kazakhstan in
order to participate in the 18th meeting of the joint
intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation
between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
The eighteenth meeting of the Azerbaijani-Kazakh Joint
Intergovernmental Commission on trade and economic cooperation will
be held in Nur-Sultan on July 5.
The participants in the meeting will review the work done since
the 17th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission, and discuss
cooperation in trade and economic, energy, transport, logistics,
industrial and information and communication sectors, agriculture,
food security, and other sectors.
The co-chairs of the joint intergovernmental commission are
Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov and Kazakh Trade and
Integration Minister, Deputy Prime Minister Bakhyt Sultanov.
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- Azerbaijan's Energy Ministry
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