President of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Closed Joint Stock Company (CJSC) Jahangir Askerov was on a working visit to the Republic of Djibouti on November 29-30.
As part of the visit, Jahangir Askerov held a series of meetings with senior officials of the Republic of Djibouti.
On November 30, 2016, President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC met with President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, and by expressing deep gratitude for the warm and sincere welcome, he gave detailed information about AZAL. Jahangir Askerov underlined powerful potential for cooperation between the two countries and noted that the relationship between Azerbaijan and Djibouti will continue to develop.
In his turn, President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh welcomed Jahangir Askerov and stressed that he attaches great importance to the development of
relations with Azerbaijan. President of the Republic of Djibouti noted that he supports fraternal Azerbaijan in any field.
Jahangir Askerov, President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC, met with Aboubaker Omar Hadi, Chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority.
During these meetings, presentation of the project of new Djibouti International
Airport was held, where the possibility of participation of Azerbaijani companies in the construction work was discussed.
In addition, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Azerbaijan Airlines and
Djibouti airlines to expand cooperation. After the signing ceremony, heads of companies made a statement to the press.
During Jahangir Askerov’s visit to Djibouti, an agreement was reached to open Baku-Djibouti cargo transportation flight, as well as to establish Azerbaijan-Djibouti joint cargo transportation company.