President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of the Republic of Albania Bujar Nishani.
President Bujar Nishani thanked President Ilham Aliyev for inviting him to the 5th Global Baku Forum, adding he was pleased to meet with the head of state. President Bujar Nishani stressed the importance of the Global Baku Forum in terms of expanding the international cooperation. He extended sincere greetings of the people of Albania to the people of Azerbaijan. President Bujar Nishani emphasized the significance of his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev in terms of discussion of the prospects of the relations.
President Ilham Aliyev hailed the Albanian President`s attending the 5th Global Baku Forum, describing it is an important international event providing the opportunity to hold discussions. The head of state said bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Albania successfully develop, adding that they have good prospects. President Ilham Aliyev said the two countries are good partners in the field of energy, and emphasized the significance of the Albanian minister`s attending the Third Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council in Baku. The head of state hailed the successful implementation of the Southern Gas Corridor project. President Ilham Aliyev praised the political relations between Azerbaijan and Albania as excellent. The head of state said the two countries enjoy mutual support and good cooperation within international organizations, expressing confidence that this cooperation will be continued. President Ilham Aliyev underlined the importance of increasing the bilateral trade, adding that this is one of the key tasks facing both countries.