01 june 2010, 12:10

President Ilham Aliyev participated at the opening ceremony of the International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference.

The XVII International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference started at the newly built Baku Exhibition Center on June 1. President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony.

The President cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening ceremony of the Baku Exhibition Center and toured the facility.

Variety of equipments and machines designed for oil, gas, and petrochemicals fields, oil-gas industry products, new technologies and services are demonstrated at this year’s exhibition. The area of the exhibition, featuring products from 26 countries and 280 companies, has increased 15 percent compared to the previous years. World-known companies occupy over 40 percent of the exposition area. Most of these companies are the regular participants of the Caspian oil and gas exhibition.

President Ilham Aliyev delivered a speech at the opening ceremony and viewed pavilions of the exhibition.

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