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Azerbaijan seeks trade, investment exchanges with West Bengal

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Azerbaijan, located in the south region of Eurasia, is keen to establish trade and investment exchanges with

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ashraf Shikhaliyev, said the dynamics has shifted all of the sudden to the eastern coast of starting from

Though a small country, has a huge potential, he said at a session organised by BNCCI here on Friday.

The said language would not be a hurdle as English was spoken in to some extent.

Some of the sectors which had good potential for exchanges were information and communication, transport, petrochemical and chemicals, hospitality, tourism, agriculture and

Shikhaliyev said would also be a suitable destination for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions) tourism for Indian companies as it had the potential to bring it back to

Filming in Azerbaijan was also a feasible area as cost of shooting was much lower than and the country was blessed with mountains, forests and the sea.

Direct flight from Baku, capital do Azerbaijan, to New Delhi would start shortly, he said.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 18:35 IST