Dagestan is open to mutually beneficial cooperation - Ramazan Abdulatipov
Makhachkala, November 3, 2016. On November 1st, the solemn opening of the VII Azerbaijani-Russian inter-regional forum attended by Dagestani Head Ramazan Abdulatipov took place in the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.
During the event, welcome addresses from part of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the Russian President Vladimir Putin were read. Besides, it was noted that Ilham Aliyev issued a decree awarding the Head of the Republic of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov with the Order of "Friendship” for special merits in the development of friendly relations between the peoples of both republics.
As to the Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Republic Shahin Abdulla oglu Mustafayev, the cooperation of Azerbaijan with Russia can be characterized as the strategic partnership based on the principles of mutual respect and good neighborliness.
"The leaders of both countries attach great importance to the development of bilateral political and economic relations. The numerous mutual visits of heads of two states and official delegations, the representatives of business circles exemplify this fact. We can say that a solid legal basis for cooperation between the countries has been established.
Thus, more than 170 agreements were signed, including more than 50 agreements on economic orientation. I am confident that the current visit of the Russian delegation will make a significant contribution to the further development of bilateral relations between our countries, "- Shahin Abdulla oglu Mustafayev said.
In his turn, Dagestani Head Ramazan Abdulatipov pointed out that a number of projects was implemented in recent years. R. Abdulatipov also noted that this official event became really a good reason to consolidate and deepen the fraternal Russian-Azerbaijani relations.
Dagestani Leader stated that Dagestan was open to mutually beneficial cooperation and ensure the provision of preferences for investors and security business.
Abdulatipov also focused on the fact that a number of industrial production was actively developing in the republic, as the result, Dagestani manufacturers would compete with the foreign producers in the Azerbaijani market.
"I am confident that this forum will give a new impetus to a practical cooperation in the inter-regional relations. Today, we have the opportunity to consolidate and deepen the fraternal Russian-Azerbaijani relationships, also to realize new large-scale projects, including in the innovative environment ", - Dagestani Head concluded.