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Don’t miss evening of Indian culture!

27 February 2017 [14:13] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

This year marks the 25th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and India.

The Embassy of India in Baku and the Indian Association invite everyone to join Cultural Evening and Reception scheduled for February 28.

Lovers of Indian food will have a great opportunity to sample the flavors of Indian cuisine.

The event will be held in the State Musical Theatre named after Rashid Behbudov. The event will start at 19:00.

India is a land of diversity in race, region, caste, language, flora and fauna and so on.

India has close and friendly relations with Azerbaijan and was among the first countries to recognize Azerbaijan and establish diplomatic ties.

Last year the trade and economic exchanges between India and Azerbaijan progressed from strength to strength, increasing by 63 percent in 2016 as compared to 2015.

Building on India’s ONGC Videsh presence as a shareholder in Azeri–Chirag–Gunashli oilfield and Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC), Indian companies are keen for partnership in undertaking projects in petrochemical sector such as building and renovating oil refineries. The companies are also eager to make use of opportunities in non-oil sectors, like agriculture and pharmaceuticals and information technology.

This visa would soon become available to Azerbaijani travelers who plan to visit India for recreation, sight-seeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit. The visa applicants can apply online and it would not require any facilitation by any intermediary/agents. 

In December 2016, Azerbaijan also included India among the 81 countries whose citizens can take advantage of ASAN Visa through ASAN Visa Portal designed to simplify the procedure for issuing visas to foreigners. 


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