(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 22. The delegation
led by Minister of Health of the Republic of Türkiye Fahrettin Koca
met with the management of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan, as
part of the delegation's two-day official visit to Azerbaijan,
via Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan.
The sides exchanged opinions on Azerbaijan-Türkiye healthcare
cooperation, implementation of joint projects, as well as on the
successful development of multilateral relations between the two
In his welcome speech, Minister of Health of Azerbaijan Teymur
Musayev outlined the excellence of cooperation between the two
fraternal countries in healthcare and medical science, as in all
other areas. He also noted that digitalization of healthcare is
among the major priorities of the country's ministry.
'Azerbaijan held a lot of discussions and meetings on digital
healthcare with experienced Turkish officials as part of the
delegation's working visit to the country in May 2022. The
experience of Türkiye in the mentioned field is priceless,' he
Talking about the COVID-19 pandemic, Musayev pointed out more
intensive cooperation between the two countries during this
According to him, Azerbaijan and Türkiye established broad
cooperation following Azerbaijan's restoring its independence.
'The Azerbaijan-Türkiye Healthcare Business Forum and
Exhibition, organized for the first time in Azerbaijan, can serve
as a great example. We are confident in our future cooperation and
that the medical forum will create new opportunities for
investors,' Musayev stated.
Musayev also expressed hope that the joint medical business
forum would become an annual event.
Expressing gratitude for the warm welcome, Fahrettin Koca noted
that the fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Türkiye are a
clear example of the countries' unity and solidarity.
The Turkish minister underscored the 'Cooperation roadmap
between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Türkiye and the
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2022-2023',
signed in May 2022. Koca noted that the signed document will play
an essential role in the development of the healthcare sector in
Furthermore, the minister invited his Azerbaijani colleague to
the Medical Congress of the Turkic World to be held in Istanbul in
On September 23, the delegation of the Turkish Ministry of
Health is scheduled to visit Azerbaijan's Shusha city.
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