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Azerbaijan joins IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 in China

Azerbaijan joins IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 in China

May 9, 2019

Azerbaijan joins IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 in China


An Azerbaijani delegation led by Director-General of the “Baku International Sea Trade Port” CSJC Taleh Ziyadov is taking part in the IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 in Guangzhou, China. The event brings together more than 1000 representatives of port administration and enterprises from 50 countries.

The five-day conference featureв discussions on sustainable development of ports through the application of advanced technologies, as well as issues of cooperation among seaports within the framework of China's "Belt and Road (BRI)" initiative.

T.Ziyadov, Director-General of "Baku International Sea Trade Port" CJSC, gave a speech about  transport and logistics capabilities of Azerbaijan, which has important geostrategic position in Eurasia, as well as the important role of the Port of Baku in the initiative of "One Belt, One Road". In addition, Director-General emphasized the freight forwarding from China to Europe and the opposite direction through the new Port of Baku. “The new Port of Baku intends to play an important role in transmitting cargoes not only from China to Europe as the shortest and safest way, but also the region's prominent hub”.

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