Visit of Azerbaijan delegation

2007 09 13
In September 14 2007 the delegation lead by the President of Azerbaijan Ilham ALIJEV visited Klaipeda port. The other members of the delegation were – the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Elmar MAMMADYAROV, Minister of Econimic development Mr. Heydar BABAYEV, Minister of taxes Mr. Fazil MAMMADOV, Minister of Culture and Tourism Mr. Abdulfaz GARAYEV, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Lithuania Naira SHAKHTAKHTINSKAYA and other high officials. The delegation was accompanied by the Lithuanian delegation kead by the Minister of Transport and Communications.  
The aim of the visit – was to get acquainted with the capacities of Klaipeda port, its infrastructure and development.   
 1100 – 1130 val. (September 14) there was a meeting at Lithuanian association of stevedoring companies (Nemuno str. 2a), of the delegation of Azerbaijan with the heads of the city and the port.There took part: director general of SE KSSA S.Dobilinskas, president of Lithuanian association of stevedoring companies A. Kuzmarskis, Klaipėda county governor V. Rinkevičius, Mayor of Klaipėda city R. Taraškevičius. The president of Lithuanian stevedoring companies A. Kuzmarskis and the heads of Klaipeda stevedoring companies acquainted the Azerbaijan delegation with the capabilities of Klaipeda port, its capacities and development projects.  
At the end of the meeting there was time left for media to make photos and shooting (3 min. according to protocol).
Afer the meeting at 1130 – 1230 h both delegations visited AB KLaipeda Stevedoring Company (KLASCO), UAB „Krovinių terminalas“ and AB „Klaipėdos nafta“.
After visits to companies at , 1230 h the Azerbaijan delegation left for Palanga airport.  
SE Klaipeda State Seaport Authority  
Public Relations specialist  Kristina Gontier
(tel. 499 624, mob. 8 620 43192)
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