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17th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

17th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

November 2, 2017

AITF is the main event in Azerbaijan’s fast growing tourism market attracting a large number of international participants and trade visitors from year-to-year becoming the ‘hub’ for the tourism industry of the entire Caspian region. It is where important meetings are organised, partnership agreements are concluded, new programs and destinations are announced. 5 – 7 April … Read More

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Opportunities for Australian Businesses in Azerbaijan

Opportunities for Australian Businesses in Azerbaijan

October 19, 2017

At the opening meeting in Baku,  the President of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO),   Mr  Rufat Mammadov welcomed the Australian delegation to Baku and expressed his view that Azerbaijan and Australia must bring the trade relations up to the level of current political relations between the countries. Mr Mammadov said that “Azerbaijan has … Read More

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Independence Day 2017

Independence Day 2017

October 18, 2017

Congratulations to the President and the people of Azerbaijan as 18 October 2017 marks the 26th anniversary of the restoration of independence. The 26th Anniversary is of special significance, because as the Honorary Consul, this week I am working in Baku with the Australian Business Delegation, to strengthen the relationship between, and to the benefit … Read More

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Australian Business Delegation to Azerbaijan

Australian Business Delegation to Azerbaijan

September 7, 2017

From 16 to 22 October 2017, the first Australian business delegation to Baku will take place. The attending delegates cover many industries, including primary industry, oil and gas, hospitality, property, health services and logistics. Azerbaijan is a pro-business country looking to work with investors and entrepreneurs, for a great mutual benefit. It is not too … Read More

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Australia and Azerbaijan Celebrate 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Australia and Azerbaijan Celebrate 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations

June 12, 2017

On Sunday 11 June 2017 in Baku, the Australian Minister for International Development, Senator the Honorable Connie Fierravanti-Wells visited Baku to mark the 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations.  At a function at the JW Marriott Hotel Absheron, Minister Fierravanti-Wells spoke about the good relationship and the opportunities to further advance the bi-lateral links. The Honorary … Read More

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Novruz Bayramy – Happy New Year

Novruz Bayramy – Happy New Year

March 19, 2017

Novruz Bayramy.  Happy New Year to all Australians of Azerbaijani heritage.  I hope you are well and enjoy this time with family and friends. Novruz is the most important and welcomed holiday in Azerbaijan.  It is not a religious holiday but rather it signals the start of Spring and the symbolic renewal of nature.  Traditionally … Read More

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Khojaly Commemorations 2017

Khojaly Commemorations 2017

February 26, 2017

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Khojaly Massacre, Honorary Consul Ms Aydan Rzaeva hosted commemorative functions in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.  The Azerbaijan community was joined by Australian MPs and friends, with important speeches given by Mr Khanlar Fatiyev MP, Chair of the Azerbaijan Australia Parliamentary Friendship Group and Dr Asim Mollazade … Read More

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