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France-Azerbaijan business forum will take place in Baku

17 June 2005 [08:57] - TODAY.AZ
France-Azerbaijan business forum is organized in Baku for the first time by Ubifrance (Agency of Development of French Companies Abroad) and Department of Economy of French Embassy in Azerbaijan in-cooperation with Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Republic on June 22-24.
APA was informed from the press-service of French Embassy in Azerbaijan. The forum will be held in conference center of “Hyatt Regency” hotel.

Visit to the regions is planned in the frame of the forum on 24 June. Minister of Economic Development Ferhad Aliyev, head of France-Azerbaijan Friendship Group of France Senate, Senator Amburaz Dupon and other persons will attend the forum. The goal is to develop the relations between France and Azerbaijan more strongly supporting regular development policy and removing poverty in Azerbaijan.

The majority of French companies to participate in the forum are the representatives of food industry and agricultural spheres. Besides, the forum will bring together the representatives of construction, transport, electronics, and public spheres. Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy) region of France will attend the forum with the status of special guest. Lower Normandy region has dynamic development, has companies functioning in different spheres such as agriculture, mechanical installing, high technology. Horse-breeding has developed well in this region, too.

The name of this region is among the candidates to host of world horse races to be held in 2010.Mini-exhibition of French companies will be held in the frame of the forum, companies of Azerbaijan and other countries will attend the exhibition. Besides, companies of France will display their enterprises by their stands in “Baku” hall.

Conference on agriculture and food industry will be held in “Guba” hall in the second half of the day on 22 June.

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