23.06.2017

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF COLOMBIA PAID A VISIT TO THE FRUIT JUICE PRODUCTION PLANT AND POMEGRANATE PLANTATIONS OF «AZNAR» COMPANY

On June 16, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia, María Ángela Holguín. The guest noted that political relations between Azerbaijan and Colombia are at the good level, and she expressed interest in the development of cooperation in other spheres as well. Briefing the head of state on the processes happening in her country, María Ángela Holguín informed that in Colombia after the long conflict, the peace agreement has been signed and construction work has begun, for the development of agriculture a number of projects has been realized. President Ilham Aliyev emphasized that the development of regions and agriculture is one of the main priorities in Azerbaijan as well, and talked about the reforms undertaken in this sphere. The availability of good opportunities for the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Colombia in the economic, agricultural, trade, tourism and other spheres was highlighted at the meeting.

 In this regard, María Ángela Holguín visited the fruit juice production plant «Aznar» in Geokchay city, got acquainted with the high quality products «Grante», and had been to its pomegranate and vine plantations. What she saw stunned her, and she once again stressed her desire to cooperate for the successful development of agriculture in the interests of both countries.

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