Azerbaijani President attends World Economic Forum in Davos
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is expected to attend about 30 meetings and panel discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, assistant to the Azerbaijani president for foreign policy issues, head of the department, Novruz Mammadov, posted on his Twitter page.
Today, Ilham Aliyev already met with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo.
"We highly appreciate Azerbaijan's active leadership role in bringing together OPEC and non-OPEC countries, and in making a historic decision on this front in December 2016," Barkindo said
President Aliyev emphasized that as OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo plays an important role in realizing expectations of business communities and countries.
The President expressed his confidence that Azerbaijan will maintain its successful cooperation with OPEC, and invited Mohammad Barkindo to pay a visit to Azerbaijan. OPEC Secretary General accepted the invitation.
Azerbaijan's President met earlier with the founder, chairman and CEO of US BlackRock company, Laurence Fink and President of Russian LUKOIL company Vagit Alekperov, member of the Management Committee of Mastercard Timothy Murphy, Executive Vice President at Cisco Kelly Kramer as well as Vice President of Business Development for Chevron Corporation Jay Pryor.