4th Meeting of the Greece-Azerbaijan Joint Interministerial Committee (Athens, 26-27 May 2016)
At the invitation of Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas, who is a
co-chair of the Greece-Azerbaijan Joint Interministerial Committee (JIC)
on Economic, Industrial and Technological cooperation, Azerbaijan’s
Energy Minister and the Azeri co-chair of the JIC, NatigAliyev, arrived
in Athens yesterday, Wednesday, 25 May 2016, for the 4th Meeting of the
Mr. Aliyev is accompanied by the Deputy Minister for Telecommunications and High Technology, IltimasMammadov, Deputy Healthcare Minister ElsevarAgayev, the Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, IntigamBabayev, and a team of experts in sectors of particular interest, including energy, transport, agriculture and tourism.
The JIC proceedings will begin today, Thursday, 26 May 2016, with negotiations on a technical level, and will culminate on Friday, 27 May, with the JIC plenary session and the signing of the relevant Protocol by the two co-chairs, at the Foreign Ministry’s “Venizelos Hall” (3 Vas. Sofias Ave.).
Following the signing of the Protocol, at approximately 13:00, statements will be made to the news media.