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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 Greece-Azerbaijan JIC.
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” (5 Vas. Sofias Ave.).
Following the signing of the Protocol, at approximately 13:00, statements will be made to the news media.