Pakistan, Azerbaijan sign inter governmental agreement for energy cooperation

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APP115-28 ISLAMABAD: February 28 - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan witness the MoU signing ceremony. Mr. Natig Aliyev, Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan and Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbassi Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources of Pakistan signed the Inter Governmental Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Energy at PM House. APP

ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (APP): Pakistan and Azerbaijan Tuesday
signed an Inter Governmental Agreement for Cooperation between the
two governments in the field of energy.
The agreement was signed at the Prime Minister House shortly
after the one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev who landed here earlier in the
day to attend the 13th ECO Summit.
On his arrival at the PM House, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
received the foreign dignitary at the main entrance.
Both the leaders shook hands and proceeded for one-on-one
meeting.
Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan
Abbasi and Azerbaijan Minister for Energy Natig Aliyev signed the
Inter Governmental Agreement that was witnessed by the prime
minister and the visiting president.
Earlier, during the delegation level talks, both the countries
discussed ways of bilateral cooperation.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Minister for Defence Production
Rana Tanveer Hussain, Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi,
Special Assistant to PM Tariq Fatemi, Foreign Secretary Designate
Tehmina Janjua represented Pakistan in the delegation level talks.
The Azerbaijan delegation comprised President Ilham Aliyev,
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Adviser to President
Novruz Mammadov, Minister for Economy Shaheen Mustafayev, Minister
for Energy Natig Aliyev and Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan Ali
Alizada.